Shirley (Harrington) Brown

April 7, 1934 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 87)

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            Mrs. Shirley Harrington Brown, age 87, of Taylorsville, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at her home.

            Shirley was born April 7, 1934 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Clay Harrington and Mammie Kerley Harrington.

            She worked 11 years for Blue Bell, Inc. and later retired from Craftmaster. She was a member of White Plains Baptist Church for 59 years. She enjoyed sharing her cooking on Sundays with her family and friends and she also loved gardening. During her lifetime she overcame cancer 3 times, giving God the credit.

            Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Grady Brown; her sisters, Irene Jones, Ernesteen “Teen” Mitchell, Mildred “Bunny” Harrington, Mary Milstead; her brothers, Crafton Harrington, JB Harrington, William Harrington, Harvey Harrington; four younger siblings that passed at birth and granddaughter, Misty Brown.

            Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: her son, Randy Brown (Jackie) of Claremont; her daughter, Suzan Wike (Steve) of Taylorsville; grandchildren, Kristin Briggs (Dan), Corey Brown (fiancé, Ariel), Aaron Wike (Kayla), Meagan Rushing (Brandon), Brian Pennell; great-grandchildren, Samantha, Jordan & Audrey Briggs, Hannah & Jonah Millsaps, Levi & Zander Wike and Nora & Ellie Rushing, Caden Pennell; her sister, Jeannie Cropley of Georgia; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery where she was a faithful member. Rev. Tony Daniels and Rev. Bradley Daniels will officiate.

            Memorials may be made to: Hospice of Alexander County, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.

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Graveside Service
November 17, 2021

2:00 PM
White Plains Baptist Church
2901 Hwy 90 East
Taylorsville , NC 28681

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