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Shirley Ann (Bumgardner) Valentine
February 25, 1936 ~ September 3, 2023 (age 87) 87 Years Old
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DATELINE: KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
Shirley Ann Valentine
Shirley Ann Valentine, 87, of Kings Mountain, NC, passed away on September 03, 2023 at Caromont Regional Medical Center in Gastonia, NC. Shirley was born in Cleveland County, NC, daughter of the late Joseph Edward Bumgardner and Evelyn Hines Bumgardner and was preceded in death by her husband of 69 years, Gerald Glenn Valentine, a son, Lyn Valentine, and her brother, "Bud" Bumgardner.
Shirley worked for more than 30 years at Grover Elementary School as the school secretary. She enjoyed getting to know every student who passed through the doors and remembered those same students her entire life. She possessed a sharp intellect, was an avid reader and loved puzzles. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her love and memory will be cherished for a lifetime by all those who knew Shirley.
SURVIVORS: Sons: Jerry Valentine (Phoebe), and Bruce Valentine (Beth)
Daughter-in-law: Terri Valentine
Grandchildren: Casey Burgess (Chase), Kelly Maxwell (Wes), and
Chad Jordan (Krystal)
Great Grandchildren: Landon and Piper Burgess
Sister: Maxine Black
GRAVESIDE SERVICE: Thursday, September 7, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Oakview Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend John Bridges officiating
INTERMENT: Oakview Baptist Church Cemetery, Kings Mountain, NC
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations in Shirley's memory may be made to Hospice Care of Gastonia, NC at 2240 Remount Road, Gastonia, NC 28054
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ARRANGEMENTS: HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA