Funeral services were held for Dr. Sheila Marlys Mergenschroer Bexley, 67, of Lucedale on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 12 noon at Barton Baptist Church.
Interment followed in Barton Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Brad Howard and Bro. Tab Hinton officiating the services.
A former teacher and administrator in the George County School District who retired from education after 33 years, a school board member for several yearsand a faithful member of Barton Baptist Church, she died May 21. She was born July 6, 1951. She received her Doctorate in Psychology in 2005. She was quick to reach out to help others and greatly enjoyed spending time with her family. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her daughter Katie (Chase) Hinton; granddaughter Kamryn Hinton; step-son James Bexley; brother-in-law Ronnie Graham; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Calmas Allen Mergenschroer and Jimmie Kathleen Ivey Mergenschroer and sister Marsha Graham.
Pallbearers included Seth Graham, Dennis Graham, Josh Havard, Heath Havard, Glen Strahan, David Pritchett, Jerry McGarity and Dean Scott.
Moments Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.