Age: 96 Address: formerly White Oak Creek, Burnsville Date of Death: Friday, February 4th, 2014 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Annie Shuford Autrey formerly of White Oak Creek, passed away on Tuesday, February 4th at the Brian Center Health & Rehabilitation in Spruce Pine.
A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late John Milt and Dora Harrison Shuford, and the wife of Ramon Autrey who died in 2000. She was also preceded in death by a son: John “Terrell” Autrey who died in 2008; brothers: Lewis and Fred Shuford; a sister: Essie Murphy; and 2 sons-in-law: Hubert Wolfe and Jim Hughes.
Annie was a retired employee of American Thread.
Surviving are a son: Roger Autrey and wife, Sharon, of Asheville; daughters: Sheila Wolfe of Asheville, Carolyn Hughes of Black Mountain, Madelyn Gibbs and husband, John L. Gibbs, Jr., of Burnsville, and Joan Chrisawn and husband, Chuck, of Micaville; 18 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 5 great, great grandchildren; and, a sister: Bonnie Hensley of Spruce Pine.
Funeral services will be held at 2PM Thursday in the South Estatoe Baptist Church, of which she was a member. Rev. Jeff Reecer will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at the church.
Memorials may be made to South Estatoe Baptist Church, C/O Gary Shuford, 158 Winchester Lane, Burnsville, NC 28714, or Hospice & Palliative Care of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.