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Shirley Anne King, age 77

Shirley Anne King, age 77

Shirley Anne King, age 77, a lifelong resident of Hendersonville, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 2, 2016.

She was the daughter of the late Lewis and Lottie Ward, and wife of the late John King.

Shirley was the beloved mother of Eddie McMurray, Troy &
Angelique McMurray, and the late Karen Long; the grandmother of Ali
Lewis, Stephanie Calloway, Dylan Calloway, and Landen McMurray; the
great-grandmother of Alex, Sal, Katie, Skye, Gaige, Xaiver and Silas.
Also surviving are her loving siblings Ruth Garren, Ernie Ward, Janet
Leggett, Teresa Osteen, Julie Ward and Gary Ward, and the late Gene and
Vickie Ward.

Shirley attended Living Waters Baptist Church. She loved animals,
especially her pets Tug, Journey and Miss Kitty, and spent endless hours
working in her yard with her beautiful flowers.

Most importantly, Shirley cared deeply for her family and friends.
She leaves behind a legacy of love and kindness and will be missed by

A memorial service will be held 7:00 PM Friday, February 5th at
the Chapel In The Pines of Jackson Funeral Service with Rev. Tony
Birkhead officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to
the service in the chapel.

Flowers may be sent or donations may be made to the Blue Ridge Humane Society; 828-692-4367 or

Condolence cards may be sent to the family or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.