Missionary Shirley Cameron

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Missionary Shirley Cameron, 59, passed away on October 29, 2021. Shirley was born on May 7, 1962 in Gainesville, FL to Deacon Johnnie G. Beard Sr. and Mother Ida Beard.

Shirley was a graduate of Malabar High School and retired from The City of Mansfield Payroll Department. She was a member of New Jerusalem Progressive COGIC where she served as a Licensed Missionary and with the Missions Department.

She is preceeded in death by her mother and her sister, Marilyn Haney.

Shirley is survived by husband, Deacon Oliviera Cameron; daughter Cherise White; stepchildren, Asia Delshamitt, Alex Cameron and Kevon Edmonds; father Deacon Johnnie G. Beard Sr.; sisters, Joyce Jones, Sandra Haney, Udona Beard and Anita Beard; brothers, Johnnie G Beard Jr, Johnnie C Beard Sr. and Michael Beard; grandchildren, Mariah White, Alayna White, and Allyiah Fox; godson, Torrell Phinnessee and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Visitation 8:00am and Home Going Service 9:00am Saturday November 13 2021 at Maddox Memorial COGIC 1148 Walker Lake Rd.  Interment at Mansfield Cemetery. Repass to follow at United Steel Workers Union Hall.

Ministry of Comfort entrusted to MARLAN GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE MANSFIELD 753 McPherson St. (formerly Williams Funeral Services). To order flowers and to offer condolences to The CAMERON Family, visit www.TheChapelofPeace.com

Condolence Messages

  1. Such a beautify women of God. I met her when I first came to Mansfield, at Sam’s Club. She greeted me like she had known me for years, we started a conversation, her talk, walk and attitude displayed her testimony as an blessed women, Missionary and friend. she will be missed.
    To the family, my deepest sympathy

  2. My sincere prayers and condolences may God bless and give comfort to all family especially the church family

  3. Minister Behavior Bryant

    Oliver, my condolences to you and Shirley’ family, you know that I will continue to keep you lifted in prayer, as I have been for you and Shirley from the beginning of the illness. I will not be able to be there in person, but you all are in my thoughts and prayers, and I will be there in spirit and in heart.

  4. Angela Young Page

    Sending my Sincere Condolences to Shirley’s Family and Friends. I will always remember Shirley as a very sweet and kind person. We were class mates at John Simpson and Malabar high school. She will truly be missed by all those that had the pleasure of knowing her. Praying God will Comfort and Strengthen you Oliver .

  5. James and debbie jones

    So sorry to hear this she will sadly be missed. and i pray that her family pull threw this and keep god on your side she was a beautiful person and would help anyone this hurts

  6. Debbie S Jefferson

    Rest in peace was a beautiful angel.

  7. Rita Shoulders and Family.

    So sorry for your loss.Shirley was a very very beautiful sweet lady.Been know the family for years.They was our neighbor for years.So sweetheart Rest In Heaven.Praying For the family In The Name Of Jesus Amen.‍♂️❤️

  8. Elder Dannie & Cynthia Lloyd

    So sorry for your loss. May you take comfort in loving memories and the friends and family that surround you. Praying for the family!

  9. My condolences to her husband and the family. Shirley was a beautiful saved woman . She will be greatly missed.

  10. Mr and Mrs Byron Jackson

    Clora and Byron Jackson we are praying for the family and church family. Shirley& clora leech-jackson were childhood friends and have many memories. Shirley your beautiful smile will be missed ❤

  11. Kansas City Family


    I send my deepest condolences to you, the immediate family, friends and all family members. Shirley was such a sweet and loving person with a great sense of humor.

    She will be missed but her loving spirit will live on through you.

    May the peace of God and many joy-filled memories stay with you during this time and forever.

    We love you and are praying for God to strengthen you right now.


    Your Beard family in Kansas City

  12. Eddie and Emma Carpenter

    Mr. and Mrs. Eddie and Emma Carpenter,. My heartfelt condolence and sorrow for the loss of our sweet Niece, a lovely child of God. Shirley was very special to me. She will be missed. May God bless and comfort the family and help them be strong and to carry on through this loss.
    Our prayers go out to you and the entire family.

  13. Michele mcfarland-Johnson

    My condolences on the passing of your mother. May time help you heal and bring you peace.

  14. Anna James and Florida Family
    Our condolences, love and prayers for the entire family of our beloved cousin Shirley.
    Words cannot express our heartbreak we feel. She was such a sweet spirited person
    and will truly be missed. May God comfort each of you doing this time of sorrow.
    Family let us remember the joy, to help forget the pain and allow your tears to
    fall like rain. God Bless you all.

  15. To my family
    This is so very hard for me not to be there, my siblings and I pray for her husband daughter granddaughter my uncle cousins and entire family during this time of pain and hurt may God strengthen you all. Shirley lived a saved life.
    Love yall so much

  16. Dorothy L BeardGreene

    My dearest Uncle and cousins,

    Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. You will always be in my thoughts and prayers.

    May God give you strength; and find peace and happiness in the memories of Shirley. Family Love.

  17. Dessiree Johnson

    Beautiful Celebration of Life
    Gods servant

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