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Shirley Marie Whitson

November 12, 1933 January 7, 2020
Shirley Marie Whitson
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Obituary for Shirley Marie Whitson

Shirley Marie Whitson, 86, life-long resident of Westminster, passed away on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 at Gold Crest Assisted Living.
Shirley was born November 12, 1933 in Westminster and was the daughter of the late Charles L. Roland and Lillie Mae (Erb) Zile. She was the beloved wife for 51 years to the late Guy Whitson, who predeceased her on February 5, 2004.
Shirley was a graduate of Westminster High School, class of 1951. She was a dedicated employee for over 40 years at English American Tailoring. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. Deeply rooted in her faith, Shirley was a member of Zion United Methodist Church, where she assisted with church events. Shirley was an excellent cook and enjoyed quilting with her husband. Above all she loved her family especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and cherished their family vacations.
Surviving her are children and spouses Deborah and Dick Ebersole and G. Michael and Patty Whitson all of Westminster; grandchildren Kellie Palmer and husband Derrick, Brett Whitson, and Todd Whitson and wife Meagan; great-grandchildren Heidi, Hayden, Blake, Owen, Noah, and Gracie; sister Dotty Coppersmith and husband Dick, and Sharon Yingling.
The family will welcome friends on Friday, January 10, 2020 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster. Please use chapel entrance. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 11 th at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor YuJung Hwang officiating. Interment will be in Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to either Carroll Hospice Dove House, 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster MD 21157 or Zion United Methodist Church, 2716 Old Washington Rd., Westminster MD 21157.
Online condolences may be offered at www.prittsfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Friday

10

Jan

2:00 PM 1/10/2020 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/10/2020 4:00:00 PM
Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.

412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.
412 Washington Road Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Visitation

Friday

10

Jan

6:00 PM 1/10/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/10/2020 8:00:00 PM
Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.

412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.
412 Washington Road Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Service

Saturday

11

Jan

11:00 AM 1/11/2020 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1/11/2020 12:00:00 PM
Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.

412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157

Please use chapel door

Pritts Funeral Home & Chapel P.A.
412 Washington Road Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Old Washington Rd.
Westminster, MD 21157

Old Washington Rd. Westminster 21157 MD
United States

Memorial Contribution

Zion United Methodist Church

2716 Old Washington Rd.
Westminster, MD 21157

Carroll Hospice

292 Stoner Ave.
Westminster, MD 21157
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