shirley mae demeritt
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Shirley Mae Demeritt
December 3, 1932 - November 24, 2019
Shirley Mae Demeritt, 86 of Elm City, formerly of Deland and Key West, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at home. Her funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday, November 30, 2019 at Dean-Lopez Funeral Home, 418 Simonton Street, Key West, Florida. Interment will follow in Key West Cemetery, Florida. A memorial service will be held Monday, December 2, 2019 at Allen-Summerhill Funeral, 126 E New York Avenue, Deland, Florida.
The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 1 - 2:45 p.m. at Dean-Lopez Funeral Home, Key West, Florida.
Shirley was a lady of several hobbies that included horse and horseback riding, dancing, Elvis movies, technology from computers to smart phones with all the apps and games. She was an amazing person, a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend to all who knew her. Shirley was dearly loved and will be greatly missed.
Shirley is survived by her daughter, Shelly Thorne and husband, John; son, Darrell Demeritt granddaughter, Jennifer Demeritt; grandsons, John Thorne and Andrew Demeritt; great-granddaughters, Jazmine Carter, Jailah Carter, Tyrin Demeritt and Alana Demeritt; beloved sister-in-law; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins and her inseparable four-legged companion, Maya.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Louise "Queenie" Sawyer and husband, Elsworth "Clennie" Demeritt.
Condolences may be directed to Joyner's Funeral Home at www.joyners.net.