Clara Ruth Sheffield

clara sheffield

Clara Ruth Sheffield, 78, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2023 at Moore Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family. 

Clara was born in Moore County to the late Jessie Pearl and Albert Tyner. She graduated Carthage High School. Clara worked in the textile industry at Klopman Mills/Ramtex and Ithaca. Clara had a love for NASCAR, the King Richard Petty, her Grandchildren, and her family and friends. Clara was preceded in death by her Husband of 57 years Jerry and Sons: Jason Sheffield, Steven “Big Boy” Sheffield, and Christopher McCaskill, her brother Roger Tyner and her sister Brenda Cummings. 

Clara leaves behind her son Kenneth Sheffield(Dawn). Her siblings Floyd Tyner(Joyce), Janet Sineath, and Randy Tyner(Debbie), her Grandchildren CJ, Logan, Chloe, and their mother Courtney, her Brother-In-Law Larry Cummings, many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, November 26, 2023 at Kennedy Funeral Home, officiated by Reverend Archie Stevens.  Burial will follow at Pine Rest Cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 2:00 PM.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Sheffield family.

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Funeral Service: November 26, 2023 3:00 pm

Kennedy Funeral Home
241 N Middleton Street
Robbinsq, NC 27325


Visitation: November 26, 2023 2:00 pm

Kennedy Funeral Home
241 N Middleton Street
Robbinsq, NC 27325


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  1. Sending prayers and love. May God give y’all comfort and strength during this sad time. Heaven gained an Angel with sweet Clara. 🙏🙏♥️♥️

  2. Loved Clara to pieces . We rode to work together for many years. Prayers and condolences for her family and friends.
    R. I. P. Clara

  3. Such a great person and friend. Libbey and I shared rides to work with her while on 3rd shift had a lot of good laughs together. She loved her family dearly but heaven is much brighter now.

  4. Prayers for her family. She was always kind and courteous. She will be missed by those who knew her.

  5. Sympathy to the family. Prayers for God’s peace and comfort to you at this sad time and in all the days ahead.

  6. Our prayers and sympathies go out to Clara’s family. May the Lord Jesus Christ keep you in His care.

  7. Ken and family,
    Kim and I are grieved for you all in your loss of Ms. Clara. Such a sweet soul with an encouraging smile and a word of faith when we met. She and Jerry were always good to me as their paperboy and later encouragement as principal at Westmoore. She loved all she met. She will be missed. She loved her boys and served as mother and friend to others. May God cradle you all in His loving arms in your grief and in the days to come. We love you. Kim and Bruce Williams

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