Shelby, NC - - Shirley Greene Huskey, 80, of 616 Ware Road, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 5, 2019, surrounded by her family after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease.
Born in Shelby, NC, she was the widow of the late Charles Wayne Huskey and the daughter of the late William Shuford Greene and Mettie Humphries Greene. She loved flowers, gardening, and working in her yard. She also enjoyed cooking, decorating and had a great love for everyone, especially children. Mrs. Huskey was retired from Alma Elementary School and was a member of Grace Baptist Church.
Surviving are a son, Charles Wayne (Chad) Huskey Jr. of Shelby; a daughter, Cara Anthony and husband, Ted of Shelby; a sister, Carolyn Greene Pigford of Gaffney; a grandson, Jimmy Painter; and several special nieces and nephews. Mrs. Huskey was preceded in death by a brother, Charles Shuford Greene.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 12:45 PM on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at Blakely Funeral Home. A graveside will immediately follow at 1:00 PM at Frederick Memorial Gardens with Reverend Alan Peeler and Reverend Steve Sisk officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Wendover Hospice House, 953 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC, 28150 or American Heart Association, 3535 Pelham Road, Suite-101, Greenville, SC, 29615.
The family will be at their respective homes.
An online guest register is available at www.blakelyfuneralhome.com
Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC