Shirley Whittington Izard, 74, of Crystal Springs, passed away at UMC in Jackson, September 8, 2017.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 12pm-2pm at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs followed by the funeral service at 2pm at Stringer Family Chapel.
Mrs. Izard, a native of Copiah County, loved two things; Elvis and cooking for her family and friends. She was the biggest fan of Elvis and the best cook in town. Her celebration of life will be filled with her favorite Elvis songs and surrounded by the ones she loved to cook for.
Mrs. Izard was born July 30, 1943 to her loving parents Ernest and Maud Taylor Whittington. She is survived by her daughter, Melissa Izard and husband David Creel of Florence; brothers, Bob Whittington of Madison and Ronnie Whittington of Florence; sister, Marty Bates of Harrisville; three granddaughters, Tara Bates of Crystal Springs, Heather Izard of Florence, and Danielle Morgan of Ridgeland; and five great grandchildren.