Shirley Wiles-Dickinson

Shirley Wiles-Dickinson

Shirley Wiles-Dickinson is the youngest of four girls in a Midwestern family. In 2009, her sister was brutally murdered. She writes about her experience following this loss.


Celebration Service Brings Mother Solace, 07 Apr 2019

September 25: Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, 25 Sep 2012

Newborn Niece Completes Circle of Life, 09 Mar 2012

A New Year’s Hope: Prayer for Peace, 31 Dec 2011

The Gift of the Blanket, 25 Dec 2011

Turning a Corner?, 08 Dec 2011

Sister is Gone, Her Legacy is Immortal, 22 Nov 2011

Aftershock of a Murder, 13 Nov 2011

Guilty! Sister Comforted That Murderer is Confined Forever, 16 Sep 2011

After 700 Days, a Jury Trial for Man Accused, 07 Sep 2011

Norway Killings: The ‘Why’ Lingers, 02 Aug 2011

The Three Ds of Dealing with Grief, 24 Jul 2011

Casey Anthony Verdict Stirs Fears in Sister of Murdered Woman, 10 Jul 2011

What To Do With a Loved One’s Possessions?, 28 May 2011

Woman Finds it Hard to Trust after Sister’s Murder, 26 Mar 2011

Releasing Anger While Dealing with Loss, 16 Mar 2011

For Family of Murder Victim, Wheels of Justice Turn Slowly, 08 Mar 2011

When Living in Grief, ‘Keep Walking’, 20 Feb 2011

Tucson Murders Rekindle Memories of Sister’s Death, 10 Jan 2011

Before and After, 10 Jan 2011

Memory Loss During Grief, 05 Jan 2011

Finding a Purpose After a Sibling’s Murder, 27 Nov 2010

Prepare to Make it Through the Holidays, 28 Oct 2010

My Sister’s Murder: The Questions Continue, 27 Oct 2010

Six Months After Sister’s Murder, an Arrest and More Questions, 22 Jul 2010

Following Sister’s Murder, Questions Abound, 05 Jul 2010

First Hours After a Sister’s Murder: Big Questions, 12 Jun 2010