Obituary of Alma Wynelle Deese
81, of St. Petersburg. Passed away peacefully at home on the 3rd of October 2020. She is preceeded in death by her husband James W. Deese. She is survived by her niece Anne Sherman(Randy); great nephews, Scott Sherman(Anna), Kirby Sherman and two great-great nephews Riley and Rhodes and her beloved cat lily.
Wynelle was a member of The First United Methodist Church, Civil Air Patrol, USF St. Petersburg Town and Gown, and Toast Masters Club. She volunteered at the Salvation Army
She was a Psychologist at University of Mississippi Medical Center and for 28 years at Eastern State Hospital in Kentucky.
She received her B.A in Psychology, Asbury College, KY and her M.A. in Psychology, Ole Miss
She was a Celebrated Author of 11 books including a History of St. Petersburg, Kentucky State Asylums, and State Asylums of the United States.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations my be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Suncoast Hospice or your favorite charity of choice . Many Thanks to her home health care team from Donna's Devoted Home Care.