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Shirley Ray Parker Edwards
Birth: Apr. 30, 1943
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 2012
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA

Shirley Parker Edwards, 69, went to be with her Heavenly Savior on Monday, October 15, 2012.

A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Leo and Bessie Hamrick Parker. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Billy, Alfred and Buddy Parker and her sisters, Beatrice Green and Barbara Black.

Shirley was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother to a very special little boy Dylan. She loved to go camping at the lake and beach. She was a sun worshipper and loved spending much of her time outdoors. Quality time with her family was most important her face lighting up each time family members were around. She was a very special person to all who knew and loved her.

Shirley is survived by her husband of 51 years, Forest "Bud" Edwards; daughters, Cathy Edwards Poston and husband Arey of Oldsmar, FL and Susan Edwards Shugart and husband Brian of Lewisville, NC; brother, Clyde Parker and wife Valerie of Polkville, NC; sisters, Mary Rogers and husband Dwight of Boiling Springs, NC and Jane Sipes and husband Robert of Fallston, NC; grandchildren, Chelsea Upton and husband Clint of Shelby, Tiffany McCreary and husband Patrick of Winston-Salem, NC, Brian and Emma Shugart of Lewisville, NC; and great grandson, Dylan Chase Upton of Shelby.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11:00am on Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Chapel of Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory. The Rev. John Edwards and Rev. Stanley Webb will be officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10:00 11:00am prior to the service at the funeral home. At other times the family will be at the home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Leo Worth Parker (1903 - 1994)
  Bessie Hamrick Parker (1912 - 1995)
 
 Children:
  Pamela Jean Edwards (1961 - 1961)*
 
 Siblings:
  A C Parker (1930 - 2001)*
  Alfred Lee Parker (1932 - 1994)*
  Billy Junior Parker (1935 - 2001)*
  Infant Parker (1940 - 1940)*
  Shirley Ray Parker Edwards (1943 - 2012)
  Barbara Ann Parker Wright (1946 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Memorial Park Cemetery
Fallston
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Judith Parker-Proctor
Originally Created by: Mike Ervin
Record added: Oct 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99030766
Shirley Ray <i>Parker</i> Edwards
Added by: Mike Ervin
 
Shirley Ray <i>Parker</i> Edwards
Added by: Judith Parker-Proctor
 
Shirley Ray <i>Parker</i> Edwards
Added by: Judith Parker-Proctor
 
 
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Thinking of you today Shirley...
- Judith Parker-Proctor
 Added: Jul. 21, 2013
Remembering the fun times, lazy days, sunshine, warm water & laughter. Oh how time flies. You are going to be greatly missed, but keep an eye out Shirley, we're coming soon. (Give Grandma & Grandpa a great big hug for me...)Much, much love...
- Judith Parker-Proctor
 Added: Oct. 16, 2012
 
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