Shirley Wellington Cartwright
Shirley Wellington Cartwright, 87, went to be with the Lord on Monday, March 20, 2023. She was a lifelong resident of the Peninsula. Shirley retired from Riverside Hospital where she worked in the transportation department. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, where she was a member of the Newport News First Ward. Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Mosley, and Hazel Wellington; and two sons, Tri Cartwright, and Chris Cartwright.
She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Vernon Cartwright; son Walter; sister Peggy Beck; brothers, Mosley Wellington, and “Bubba” Wellington; ten grandchildren; fourteen great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023, 11:00 a.m., at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 902 Denbigh Blvd., Newport News, VA 23602. The funeral service will follow at 12:00 p.m. with interment in Peninsula Memorial Park.
Arrangements are under the care of Peninsula Funeral Home, 11144 Warwick Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601.