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Funeral arrangements made for Dr. Aaron Shirley

Dr. Aaron Shirley. Source: UMMC Website Dr. Aaron Shirley. Source: UMMC Website
JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Funeral services for Dr. Aaron Shirley, who passed away Wednesday at age 81, will be held Saturday, December 6 at the UMC Conference Center at the Jackson Medical Mall, starting at 11a.m.

The family is asking that, in lieu of flowers, please donate to the Dr. Aaron Shirley Foundation through the Jackson Medical Mall.


You can mail your donations to Suite 101, Jackson Medical Mall, 350 West Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson, MS.

Philanthropist, educator, mentor, healthcare and civil rights pioneer were just a few of the hats worn by Dr. Shirley, who died at a Jackson hospital Wednesday afternoon. 

He had an illustrious medical career and his work as an ambassador to end healthcare disparities was recognized throughout the world.

Survivors include his wife, Dr. Ollye Shirley, and four children.

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