Shirley Bean Dutton, 70, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, surrounded by her family.

Funeral Service will be 3:00 PM, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at Big Oak Christian Church, with Dr. Larry Tyler and Reverend Bill Maness officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 2:00 PM and at other times at the home of her son Christopher.  

Shirley was born in Moore County a daughter of the late Roy C. and Emma Mae Wallace Bean. She was a homemaker, who enjoyed cooking, sewing and caring for her home. Shirley was a loving sister, wife, mother and grandmother.  She enjoyed any time spent with family, driving trips and shopping. Shirley was preceded in death by husband: Ronald; brothers: Worthy and Robert Garner.

Shirley is survived by son: Christopher and wife Marie; daughter: Kim Wirt and husband Paul: grandchildren: Cheyanne Dutton, Bridget Witherspoon and husband Charles, Bradley Vipperman; sister: Swannie A. Frye and husband G W; step brother: Leon Bean; step sister: Betty Burns; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Kennedy Funeral Home is honored to serve the Dutton Family.

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  1. I miss you grandma, especially this time of year, Christmas was always your favorite time of year, things sure are different. I love you grandma your always on my mind and in my heart. Keep looking down on me and giving me the strength to get through each day

  2. Grandma you are so terribly missed, thinking of you today I had to put my Christmas lights out because I know you loved Christmas and the lights. It’s been a long hard road without you but loosing you made me a.better person, everyday I wanna do better and be better because of you grandma I’m the woman I am today. I love you very much and miss you every day. But I know your in my heart and with me

  3. Grandma, There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t think about you or wander what ur doing in heaven, if your happy or walking around or watching over me. But I know one thing you have made me the woman I am today I miss you so very much and I wish I could go back and spend every moment with you when I wasn’t busy. But no matter what grandma I love you very much and miss you and hope you keep watching over me and giving me the strength every day to keep on fighting this battle down here.

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