Shirley Ritter Hinson 64, passed away Thursday, December 1, 2016, at the home of her daughter.  

  Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM, Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Smyrna United Methodist Church, where she was a member, with the Reverend David Woodhouse officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.   

  Shirley was a native of Moore County, who loved the Lord and enjoyed reading her Bible. She loved cooking, gardening  and taking vacations with her family.  Her greatest pleasure came from spending time with her family and spoiling her grandchildren Jake and Lillie.  Shirley enjoyed working at First Bank in Robbins, where she was employed for 26 years.  She was a very faithful, Christian woman, an active member at Smyrna United Methodist Church and loved her church family dearly.  

  Shirley was preceded in death by her husband: Fredrick Hinson; parents: Ellis and Lillie Clark Ritter; brother: Tommy Ritter; sisters: Norma Maness, Thelma Garner; mother-in-law: Mamie Collins; brother-in-law John Reynolds; sisters-in-law: Maxine Poole,  Pauline Painter and Doris O’Neill.

  Shirley is survived by daughter: Kelly Coble and husband, Adam of Rockingham; sons: Josh Hinson of Randleman and JB Hinson of Bennett; grandchildren: Jake and Lillie Coble; sisters: Inez Reynolds and Rachel Ritter; brother: Billy Ritter and wife, Wendy; brothers-in-law: Grant Maness, Norris Garner, Lewis Painter and Carol Poole; sisters-in-law Mabeline Brower (Edsel), Lorine Coggins (Max), Patty Phillips (Michael) and Illene Coggins (Bill): and her many aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM on Saturday, December 3, 2016 at Kennedy Funeral Home and at other times at the home.

  Memorials  may be made to Smyrna United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 203 Smyrna Church Road, Robbins, NC 27325 .

  Kennedy Funeral Home is assisting the Hinson Family.

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  1. So very sorry to hear the news. Know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May the precious cherished memories ease the pain in the difficult days ahead and may God comfort as only he can.

  2. I am so sorry to hear this,my thoughts and prayers goes out to the family,Shirley was such a sweet and loving lady,she will be missed greatly,she always had a smile and so kind and helpful.God Bless each of you,his strength will help you thru this time.

  3. So sorry for your loss. Thought a lot of Miss Shirley she always had a smile for everyone. May God bring all of you comfort during the days ahead.

  4. Shirley will be missed by many. She always had a smile on her face! Sending prayers for the family may God give you comfort and strength in the days ahead.

  5. Our best wishes to the family at this time . Shirley was aways happy to see her friends and she had many. The world has lost a great Lady and Heaven is full of rejoicing for there Shirley has come Home . She will be missed by many , John 11:25-26 !

  6. Shirley was such a wonderful person and was a great help at First Bank. She always had a sweet smile and very very friendly. She will be missed greatly at church and the community. She is resting in peace and our prayers are with the family.

  7. So sorry to hear of Shirley passing, she was a very friendly Lady always smiling and happy. May God bless and comfort the family.

  8. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. I know losing a parent is hard. We will be praying for you and your family.

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