Shirley Ann Safford • December 14, 2019

Shirley Ann Safford, age 84, passed away Saturday, December 14, 2019. Shirley was born in Walker, Minnesota and lived her adult life in the Myrtle Grove community of Pensacola, Florida. She was a wife, mother, and homemaker. Shirley enjoyed reading, putting together puzzles, sewing, crafting, and watching baseball.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Robert Safford of Pensacola, Florida; son Michael Safford (Linda) of Niceville, Florida; daughter Teresa Duhaime (Jeff) of Bethany, Connecticut; grandson Nicholas Safford (Katie) of Los Angeles, California; granddaughter April Wilkerson (Shaun) of Camp Zama, Japan; granddaughter Kristin Duhaime of Chicago, Illinois; and Grandson Daniel Duhaime of Foxborough, Massachusetts. Shirley had three great-grandchildren: Carsey Grace Wilkerson, Logan James Wilkerson, and June Carolina Safford. She is survived by two sisters, Delores Swanson and Donna Thomsen. Shirley was a beloved aunt to many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents Avery and Luva Emery; sister Beatrice Witthoeff, brother Dwayne Emery, and sister Dorothy Lopez. She enjoyed lasting relationships with neighbor families in Myrtle Grove.

The family will receive friends for visitation at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home at 10:00am with graveside service beginning at 10:30, Tuesday, December 17, 2019.

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