Annie Shuford Autrey

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.

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