Shirley M. (Guessford) Mellott

Born: Mon., Jan. 22, 1945
Died: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Aug. 11, 2017
Location: Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home Inc.

Funeral Service

Sat., Aug. 12, 2017
Location: Pleasaant Grove Pentecoastal Church

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Shirley M. Mellott, 72, of Warfordsburg, PA, passed away Wednesday, August 9th, at her residence.  

     Shirley  was born in Hagerstown, MD on January 22, 1945, a daughter of the late Helen (Seiders) Guessford and Lester Howard Guessford, Sr.  She was the wife of the late Eugene W. Mellott, whom preceded her in death on May 6, 2004.  They were married on February 22, 1963.

     Shirley was homemaker and a seamstress. She worked at London Fog in Hancock, MD, and Sagner in McConnellsburg, PA. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Pentecostal Church Warfordsburg, PA .

   Shirley is survived by her three children; Brian E. Mellott of Warfordsburg, PA, Darin K. (husband of Leslie) Mellott of Spartansburg, SC and Jeffrey A. (husband of Amy) Mellott of Warfordsburg, PA.  She is also survived by a brother Lester H. Guessford, Jr. of Needmore, PA, grandchildren Monica Gloyd of Berkley Springs, WV., Mallory and Jennifer Mellott of Spartansburg, SC., greatgrandchildren; Bentley Spankler, Halie and Natalie Gloyd and Olive D. O'Shield.  In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson Brian E. Mellott, Jr., and a brother Robert Guessford.

     There will be a visitation held on Friday, August 11th from 6 PM to 8 PM.  at the Howard L. Sipes Funeral Home, Inc., McConnellsburg, PA.

     Funeral services will be held at the Pleasant Grove Pentecostal Church, Warfordsburg, PA, at 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 12th,  with Pastor Denver Plessinger officiating.  There will also be one hour of visitation held before the service.

     Interment will be at Pleasant Grove Pentecostal Cemetery Warfordsburg, PA.

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Lisa Caple
   Posted Wed August 09, 2017
Jeff,I'm sorry for the loss of your mother.Prayers for you and the family.

Alice McKeever
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
Sympathy & prayers for the family.

Denise Grabowski
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
Jeff and Amy, deeply sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.

Vickie and Tim Taylor
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
Darin, I am so saddened at the passing of your Mother. She was a very sweet lady and she will be missed very much. Prayers to you and the rest of the family. Rest in peace dear Shirley.

Doris sipes conaway
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
Jeff so sorry for the loss of your mother.your in my prayers.

Judy Linscott
   Posted Thu August 10, 2017
Was o sorry to hear Shirley has passed so soon. She was a great friend. We would sit & I showed her how to crochet & make pot holders, etc. I will miss her very much. May she rest in peace in God's heaven..

carolyn spoonire
   Posted Sat August 12, 2017
prayers and caring for your family of the loss of such a wonderful woman...

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