Shirley Louise McAlpin, 85, of Taylorsville, N.C., passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, after a long illness .
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Bryson U. McAlpin; and her mother, Hazel Jackson Gant.

Left to cherish her memory are her two sons, Bryson “Dusty” E. McAlpin and wife Dianne of Taylorsville and David Michael McAlpin and wife Robin of Chesapeake, Va.; two grandsons, Aaron of Elizabeth City, N.C., and Shane of Chesapeake, Va.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the Larry Dishman family and April Cape for their assistance and loving care during Shirley’s illness.

A service will be held at a later date.

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Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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