Shirley Luella Mayle


Birth: December 12th, 1926
Death: May 24th, 2018
Age: 91 years
Residence:Elsie
High School:Central High School, Flint -
College:Delta College -
Degree:Nursing
Survived By: her husband Don Mayle of Saginaw, MI; 4 daughters: Cheryl Mayle of Saginaw, MI; Mary Mayle of Magdelena, NM; Donna Mayle of Hollister, CA; Sally and Jonathon Mayle-Iler of Elsie, MI; son Donald and Ellen Mayle of Fowlerville, MI; 10 grandchildren: Anna (Steve), Ivan (Michelle), Granville (Kara), Sarah, Kai (Jennifer), Cathleen (Jacob), Luke (Christin), Nathaniel, William and Joseph; and 2 great-grandchildren: Dennis and Kaila Kaye. Shirley is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and her special family at Elsie Meadows, especially Lillian, Mary and Jacob. Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, and her siblings Cecelia (Melvin), Elaine (Everett), Effie (Leo) and John.
Affiliations: Shirley was a member of the United Church of Ovid.

     Shirley Luella Mayle, age 91 of Elsie, MI, passed away Thursday, May 24, 2018, at SparrowHospital, Lansing, MI.

     Funeral Services will be held at the United Church of Ovid, Ovid, MI at on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 1:00 P.M., with Pastor Robert Nystrom officiating. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 from 5-8 P.M. at Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.

     Shirley was born in Belding, MI on December 12, 1926, the daughter of Chester Arthur and Frances (Hunter) Arcond.  She was a graduate of CentralHigh School in Flint and went on to DeltaCollege to receive her nursing degree.  Shirley married Donald on April 19, 1947 in Flint, MI. She resided most of her life in Flint and Elsie.

     Shirley loved to read and sing.  Her faith in God was a big part of her life and reading the bible.  But most importantly, her family was her life.  She will be remembered for her mothering to all. Shirley was a member of the United Church of Ovid.  She was the last member of her generation in her immediate family.

     She is survived by her husband Don Mayle of Saginaw, MI; 4 daughters: Cheryl Mayle of Saginaw, MI; Mary Mayle of Magdelena, NM; Donna Mayle of Hollister, CA; Sally and Jonathon Mayle-Iler of Elsie, MI; son Donald and Ellen Mayle of Fowlerville, MI; 10 grandchildren: Anna (Steve), Ivan (Michelle), Granville (Kara), Sarah, Kai (Jennifer), Cathleen (Jacob), Luke (Christin), Nathaniel, William and Joseph; and 2 great-grandchildren: Dennis and Kaila Kaye.  Shirley is also survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and her special family at Elsie Meadows, especially Lillian, Mary and Jacob.  Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, and her siblings Cecelia (Melvin), Elaine (Everett), Effie (Leo) and John.

     Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital or ASPCA. Online condolences can be sent to www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes, Elsie, MI.



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