Lee Funeral Home, Inc.
May Wilson Saffold Sistare
(March 22, 1928 - April 11, 2017)
Graveside services for Mrs. May Saffold Sistare of Greenwood, who died on Tuesday, April 11, at Indywood Glen, will be at 2:00 p.m. on
Thursday, April 13, at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Greenwood. The Reverend Peter Gray will officiate the services.
Mrs. Sistare was born in Greenville on March 22, 1928, to Dr. Robert Ermon Wilson and Kathleen Moore Wilson. She graduated from
Greenwood High School and Vanderbilt University, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority. She was a member of the
Episcopal Church of the Nativity and was active for many years in the Greenwood Garden Club and the Greenwood Junior Auxiliary, as well
as her church.
Survivors include her son, Allen Saffold and his wife, Melanie, of Olive Branch; daughters, Kathleen Shackelford of Coila and Marguerite
Holt and her husband, Lynn, of Starkville; seven grandchildren, Beverly Baer, Beebe Garrard, May Grace Holt, Allen Bailey Saffold, Wilson
Saffold, James Shackelford, and May Trezevant; and eight great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Sistare was preceded in death by her husbands, Allen Saffold and Frank Sistare; her son, Robert Ermon
Wilson Saffold; her brother, Dr. William Wilson; and her son-in-law, George Shackelford.
Memorials may be made to the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, 400 Howard Street, Greenwood, MS 38930.
Thursday, April 13 2 pm
Odd Fellows Cemetery
|MAY WILSON SAFFOLD SISTARE
|March 22, 1928
April 11, 2017