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Elaine McIntyre Sheffield, 67, of Chickasaw passed away Dec. 30, 2018 at her residence.

She was born Sept. 1, 1951 in Grove Hill. She grew up in the Pleasant Grove community and became a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. After moving to Chickasaw, she was employed for many years at McConnell Motors in Mobile and also at Teledyne Continental Motors and GMAC. She was a devoted mother and caretaker for her daughter, “Mandy.” She enjoyed cooking and cake decorating. She was also an avid fan of Alabama football.

Survivors include her daughter, Amanda Sheffield; mother, Mildred McIntyre; brother, Jim (Jacquelyn) McIntyre; nieces, nephews, Ian (Laura) Pugh, Jessica (John) Grubbs, Ashley McIntyre, Joseph (Ashley) McIntyre and numerous other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Sheffield; father, Culvain P. McIntyre and sister, Sarah M. Pugh.

The service was Jan. 2 at 1 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Rev. Renea Henderson officiating. A private interment will be at Griffin Chapel Cemetery in the Pleasant Grove community.

Honorary pallbearers were the employees of McConnell Motors in Mobile, Ray Sheffield, Larry Gene Sheffield, Jim Sheffield, Dewey Stokley, Albert Stokley Jr., Gene Guy and Bubba Wilkerson.

Condolences may be offered at

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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