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Kathleen Shipley

September 23, 1948 — May 20, 2023

Kings Mountain

Kathleen Mary Shipley, age 74 of Kings Mountain, passed away Saturday, May 20, 2023 at her residence.  She was born September 23, 1948 in Baltimore, Maryland, to the late Franklin S. and Mary Lavardera Lusby.  Kathleen enjoyed reading, bowling, and spending time with her family.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Paul F. Lusby and Rick Lusby; and sister, Jane Lusby Ruish.


Survivors include her husband, Edward “Bob” Shipley; son, Michael Shipley (Star); daughters, Michelle Shipley Stinnette (Ken) and Kimberly Shipley Mull (Rodney); grandchildren, Kristen Stinnette, Alaina Buff, Jarod Buff, Xerek Shipley, and Kai Shipley; great grandchildren, Dixie, Hank, Wyatt, Parker, and Bodhi; and numerous nieces and nephews.


A celebration of life will be held at a later date at the families home.


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