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Margaret Guill Zirkle

March 9, 1938 — May 28, 2022

Margaret Guill Zirkle affectionately known as “Tootsie”, 84, of Shipman passed away Saturday, May 28, 2022 at Lynchburg General Hospital.

She was born March 9, 1938 a daughter of the late Robert Lewis Wyland and Inez Cobbs Wyland Campbell.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Wilson Zirkle; her son, Norman Wilson Zirkle; and her sister, Barbara Ballowe.

Tootise was a member of Shipman Baptist Church in Shipman.

She is survived by her daughter, Angie Z. Burnley and her husband, Leonard of Shipman; her son, Stacy Zirkle and his wife, Jennifer of Madison Heights; her sibilings, Avis Wyland of Piney River, Ryland Wyland and his wife, Becky of Amherst; Mary Lewis Fulcher and her husband, Sonny of Amherst and Wayne Campbell of Amherst; six grandchildren, William A. Zirkle, Jarrett W. Zirkle. Ashleigh Zirkle, Brittany M. Zirkle, Heather Zirkle, and Cody Burnley as well as numerous great-grandchildren and her loving and caring church family of Shipman Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022 at Shipman Baptist Church in Shipman with Pastor David Christian officiating.

Interment will follow in the Amherst Cemetery in Amherst.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel in Lovingston.

Arrangements by Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel of Lovingston, VA, (434-263-4097).

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, June 1, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wells/Sheffield Funeral Chapel

828 Front Street, Lovingston, VA 22949

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Funeral Service

Thursday, June 2, 2022

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