MLK Program Held at Jefferson County High School.Guest Speaker Mrs. Shirley Ellis-Stampley

Mrs. Shirley Ellis-Stampley, CEO, Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center, Inc., Fayette, Mississippi, served as Guest Speaker at the Jefferson County High School Auditorium on Monday, January 21, 2019, 11:00 a.m., Fayette, Mississippi.  The theme was, “Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Infinite Legacy.”

Mrs. Ellis-Stampley lives by the quote: ... “Less than your best is failure.” … True to her words of wisdom, she serves as a model of excellence and inspiration … to all of those in her life.  

She has been employed with the Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center for 47 years.  This is her first and only place of employment … for which she is incredibly proud.  She worked her way through the ranks from Secretary to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), always dedicating countless hours to ensuring that all patients receive state of the art health care… Along with the Board of Directors and Staff, she was able to oversee the construction of the current Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center facility, which will become one of the cornerstones of her legacy… Her passion for her profession is demonstrated in her relationships with patients and those who work under her leadership...  During her years of service, she has been a member of several local and state boards including- Jefferson County Hospital Board of Trustees for 10 yrs; …Jefferson County Nursing Home Board of Trustees for 10 yrs; … Mississippi Primary Health Care Association Board of Directors for 22 yrs...

Mrs. Ellis-Stampley is a 1968 graduate of Liddell High currently known as Jefferson County High School.  She can best be described as a zealous and proud Alcornite...  She is a member of the Class of 1974 and also earned an MBA from her alma mater in the Class of 2000...  Mrs. Ellis-Stampley has been married to James A. Stampley for eight years.  Together they are the proud parents of six girls:  Nekisha, Kayla, Cicely, Brenda, Janee, and “Cookie,” the newest family member and pet.