Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Shirley Maislee Passmore


10/16/1937 - 12/05/2019


Shirley Passmore, age 82 of Topton, NC passed away Thursday, December 5, 2019.

Shirley was the daughter of the late Ruport McLean and Bernice Hyde McLean. She worked as a seamstress for Owenby's Manufacturing. Shirley was a member of Red Marble Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by son, Clifford Andrew Passmore and sisters, Kathy Denny and Revia Dockery.

Shirley is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Vernon Passmore; daughters, Olivia "Dinky" Rogers and Loretta Queen and husband Billy; sisters, Alomia Mashburn and husband Steve and Linda Thompson and husband Emmitt; brothers, Gary and Larry McLain; six grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 2 pm, Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Bethel Hill Baptist Church in Topton. Rev. Darrell Dockery, Rev. Eugene Taylor and Rev. S.J. Waters will officiate. Pallbearers will be Curtis Moore, Tanner Moore, Tucker Dockery, Logan Wagoner, Kevin Freeman, Randy Freeman, Derrick Queen and David Moore. Burial will be in Bethel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Topton.

The family will receive friends from 6-9 pm, Saturday, December 7, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Chapel of Andrews.

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Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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