Lindsey Dee Shirley
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Lindsey Dee Shirley
  • December 25, 1972 - January 1, 2017
  • Pontotoc, Mississippi

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Lindsey "Dee" Shirley, Jr. age 44, passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 as the result of an ATV accident in Pontotoc. He was born December 25, 1972 to Lin and Sue Shirley. He was the landfill manager for Waste Connections, managing the Three Rivers Landfill. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Dee's greatest joy in life was his wife and children. He attended First Baptist Church in Pontotoc.

Services will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Pontotoc with Dr. Ken Hester officiating. Burial will follow in the Baldwin Memorial Gardens. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by his wife of 18 years, Tonya Benjamin Shirley and his two children, Lindsey Claire Shirley and Ryan Shirley; his parents: Lin and Sue Shirley; two brothers: Justin Shirley (Jacqueline) and William Shirley (Heather) all of Pontotoc; his grandmother: Corean Gardner of Cary, MS; his father and mother in law: Randy and Pat Benjamin; brother-in-law: Chip Benjamin (Nicole) and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents: Noble and Frankie Shirley and Ulan Gardner.

Pallbearers will be Justin Shirley, William Shirley, Chip Benjamin, Johnny Gardner, Doug White, Zach Purser, Josh Sullivan and Ryan Washington. Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Juba Hunting Club.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 8 pm and Wednesday from 1 to 2pm, all the visitation will be at the First Baptist Church in Pontotoc, MS.

In lieu of flowers, there has been an account set up at First Choice Bank for the Dee Shirley Children; or First Baptist Church, 31 Washington Street, Pontotoc, MS 38863 or to the charity of the donor's choice.

Condolences may be offered at www.browningpontotoc.com