Shirley Lyttle has died at the age of 67. Lyttle was born in Indianapolis, Ind., and moved to Meridian in 1996.
She became a member of the 31st Avenue Missionary Baptist Church.
Lyttle also served as the first female president of the Meridian- Lauderdale County branch of the NAACP.
A memorial service for Lyttle will be held Thursday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Clark's Funeral Home in Meridian.