Bertha Greene Shirley, age 86, of Stony Fork Road, Deep Gap, passed away Thursday morning, May 16, 2019, at her home.

She is survived by four daughters, Betty Miller and husband Payge of Deep Gap, Linda Pariseau and Raymond of Boone, Vicky Miller and David of Wilkesboro and Libby Ward and husband Randall of Boone, two granddaughters, Brittney Calhoun and husband Steve of Warnsville, North Carolina and Tenessia Hayes and husband Patrick of Boone, one grandson, Joe Greene and wife Kimberly of Boone and nine great-grandchildren, Ethan and Eli Greene, Logan and Preston Trivette, Cayman, Ireland Yve and London Hayes, Ethan and Grayson Miller. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and special friends, Ella Mae Mash, Wilma Greene, Shelia Jordan, Luella Marley, Clyde Simmons and Pam Isaacs.

She was preceded in death by husband, Carl Freeman Shirley, her father and mother, Jerome and Chanie Eller Greene, one son, Carl Freeman Shirley, Jr., two daughters, Nonnie Sue and Evelyn Marie Shirley, six brothers, Paul, Midas, Roscoe, Jess, Dallas and Jasper Greene and three sisters, Virgie LoveJoy, Alma Hamby and Elizabeth Albert.

Funeral services for Bertha Greene Shirley will be conducted Sunday, May 19, 2019 at 3:00 o'clock at Mt. Paran Baptist Church, 3795 Wildcat Road, Deep Gap. Reverend Rick Cornejo, Reverend Cecil Hamby, Reverend Sherrill Wellborn and Mr. Joe Greene will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends, from 1:30 until 3:00, at the church, prior to the service.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, North Carolina 28607.

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