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Shirley Mitchell Bundy McCary

June 9, 1935 — November 17, 2023

Jacksonville

Shirley Mitchell Bundy McCary

Shirley Mitchell Bundy McCary passed away on November 17th after a brief illness.  Born on June 9, 1935 in Farmington, Maine to Leon and Alice Mitchell, She was predeceased by her parents and her siblings, Edith “Enie” Mitchell Buckner, Lester Mitchell and Jennie Mitchell Colberg. 

Shirley moved to Jacksonville in 1951, where she graduated from Julia Landon High School in 1953.  After graduation she embarked upon a career in banking, quickly becoming the first female Auditor at St. Johns River Bank, and retiring as Vice President of Sun Bank.  Upon her retirement from banking, she worked with her husband in his automotive dealership until his passing in 1991. 

In 1955 she married Herchel Bundy, with whom she had three girls, Lisa Bundy, Karen Nuland (Chris) and Allison Martin (Brad) and 5 grandchildren; Michael Evans (Caitlin), Samantha Martin Cottrell (Josh), Lawson and Mitchell Nuland, and Kyle Martin, as well as two great grandchildren, Kennedy and Annie. She later became a Baptist missionary, spending over a decade making trips to Haiti, Ukraine, and Grand Turk.  Always active in her church, Garden City Baptist (later Garden View Baptist), she served as a Sunday School teacher, and leader of various committees.  She later married Billy McCary, enjoying retirement until he passed in 2015.  In her last years, she was blessed to have the care and company of her caretaker and friend,  Lewis Wynn.

The Graveside Service will be at Edgewood Cemetery, 4519 Edgewood Drive, Jacksonville, FL  32219 at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, November 27, 2023.  In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made in honor of Shirley to one of her favorite charities, Heifer International, www.heifer.org.   

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