‘Mama’ Shirley Gregory Canady, 81


“Mama” Shirley Gregory Canady, 81, formerly of Dunn, died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, at 2 p.m. at Antioch Church of Erwin. Officiating will be the Rev. Wesley Hamilton, the Rev. Wiley West Jr. and the Rev. Jonathan Ballard. Interment will be at Erwin Memorial Park.

Survivors include daughters, Debbie Ray and husband David of Linden, Cyndy Rivenbark of Wilmington, DeLynn Fowler and husband Charles of Leland; grandchildren, Zachary Ray, Brandi Lennon, James Rivenbark Jr. and wife Anna, Amanda Back and husband Brett, Charles Fowler Jr. and wife Amy, Wendi Carroll and husband Aaron; great-grandchildren, Liam and Aiden Wallace, Blake and Austin Back, Brayden and Kandace Fowler, Kaine and Baley Carroll; and siblings, Glois Watts, Sandra West and husband Wiley, Buddy Gregory Jr. and wife Frances, Donnie Gregory and wife Debra.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Marshall and Esther Wilson Gregory; husbands, Eldon Autry and Odis Canady; daughter, Bridgett Jones; granddaughter, Kandace Joy Jones; and a sister, Shelby Phillips.

The family will receive friends at Antioch Church of Erwin on Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, from 12:30 until 2 p.m.

Condolences may be made at www.westanddunn.com.

A service of West & Dunn Funeral Home of Erwin.


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