Beverly J. Shurtleff

Published 11:24 am Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Beverly J. Shurtleff died Sunday, June 15, 2014, at Sharkey-Issaquena County Hospital.  She was 60.

Born in Pensacola, Fla., she had been a resident of Vicksburg for 34 years.

Ms. Shurtleff was the daughter of the late Pat Riley Byrd and Ella Jo Gibson Byrd. She was employed for a number of years by Kroger, working in the customer service department. She was a member of Baptist faith.

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She is survived by a daughter, Vicki Ratliff (Chris) of Vicksburg; two grandchildren, Brandi Ratliff and Bryan Ratliff; sister, Judy Skipper (Dannie) of Vicksburg; and a brother, Steven Byrd (Debra) of Pansy, Ark.

A Celebration of Life Service will be 4 p.m. Wednesday at Crossway Church with the Rev. Terry White officiating.

Visitation will be at the church from 3 p.m. until the service.

Memorial may be made to Crossway Church, 1825 Highway 61 South, Vicksburg, MS 39180