Anna Chaille “Meme” Shireman, 88, of Westport, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014. She was born on Dec. 4, 1925, in Greensburg, the daughter of Lester J. and Stella M. (Deweese) Bewley.
She moved to Westport in 1927 and graduated from Sandcreek High School in 1945. She retired in 1988 from James River Corporation in Greensburg. She was a member of the Westport Baptist Church, a 50 year member of the Shiloh Rebekah Lodge #560 and Order of the Eastern Star Otto Chapter #570.
She is survived by her daughter, Chaille Ann Fields, Greensburg; grandson, David Lee (Misty) Veerkamp, Osgood; granddaughter, Sherrie Leighann (C. P.) Roark, North Vernon; great-granddaughters, Chelsie (Seth) Sharp, Megan Lucas, Kayla Ramsey, North Vernon, Ashlee Veerkamp, Lexi Herrmann, Emalee Veerkamp, Osgood, Amanda (Andy) Stewart, Seymour, Samantha Roark, North Vernon; great-great-grandchildren, Jase Moore, Evan Stewart, Aubrie Redkey, Delaney Roark, all of North Vernon and Abbagale Stewart, Seymour.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, James L. Bewley and Alfred E. Bewley; and sisters, May L. Vernon and Mary J. Gardner.
A time of visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 30 at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home. The funeral will begin at 1 p.m., with Rev. David A. Scaggs officiating. Burial will follow at the Union Baptist Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Our Hospice of Jennings County. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.