Mrs. Shirley Davis McCallum, 80, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2019 at Morrison Manor in Laurinburg, NC.
Mrs. McCallum was born November 13, 1938 in Cheraw, SC, to the late Edith and Vester Davis. She retired from the Marlboro County’s Sheriff’s Department where she served as the department secretary and later became the first female to be deputized in Marlboro County. Mrs. McCallum dearly loved her church and church family at Parnassus United Methodist Church in Blenheim, where she was a devoted member for over 50 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John Hugh McCallum; her parents listed above; and her sister, Miriam Ayers.
She leaves behind to cherish her memory: daughters Mandy Bullard (George) of Bennettsville and Sandy Batchelor (Monty) of Hartsville; siblings, Donald Davis (Barbara) of Concord, NC, John Davis (Rose Ann) of Cheraw, SC and Magilee Thompson of Bennettsville; grandchildren, Matthew Bullard of Bennettsville, Caitlyn Bullard of Florence, Mary Elizabeth Cross (Jarrett) of Florence, and Davis Batchelor of Hartsville; great-grandchildren, Josiah and Amelia Cross; special caregiver, Betty Quick; and special friend, Harry “Buzzy” Cowan.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, March 1, 2019 at Parnassus United Methodist Church, officiated by the Revs. Alex Stoops and Donald F. Davis. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery. A visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Burroughs Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Parnassus United Methodist Church, PO Box 325, Blenheim, SC 29516.
On-line condolences may be made at www.bfhbennettsville.com.
Burroughs Funeral Home is honored to assist the McCallum