Mrs. Susan Long Shipman, 71 of Greensboro, NC departed from this earth on February 22, 2021 at First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst, NC.

Born July 26, 1949 in Greensboro to the late Sara & Raymond Long, Mrs. Shipman was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church for several years. She graduated from Page High School in 1967. She worked as a teaching assistant for Guilford County Schools for 30 years. She was well loved by both her students and staff.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 42 years Harry George Shipman and son Harry George Shipman II.

Those left to treasure her memory are daughters: Sindy Shipman of Pinehurst, Laura Shipman Rogers and husband Rick of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren: Amy Rogers and Michael Rogers of Charlotte and Adam Shipman of Weddington; great grandchildren: Kevin Boney of Dallas NC and Carrie Boney of Belmont NC.

A memorial service celebrating her life will be held on Wednesday March 3, 2021 at 11:00 AM at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Greensboro. If you have any questions, please reach out to Sindy via email: .

The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to either of the following organizations:

Susan Tysinger

Page HS Alumni and friends

P.O. Box 39616

Greensboro, NC 27438


Town of Kure Beach

Attn: Arlan- Finance Officer

117 Settlers Lane

Kure Beach, NC 28449

Online condolences may be offered at

Powell Funeral Home is serving the Shipman family.

Memories Timeline


  1. I enjoyed working with Susan at Sternberger Elementary and playing Bunko with a group once a month. She was a wonderful person. I will keep the family in my prayers.

  2. I had so much fun with Susan and Harry as a Marching Pirate! They will be in my thoughts and memories all my life

  3. To a dear friend I know you are smiling because you are soon to be reunited with your beloved Harry. The angels will greet you and show the way to your eternal home. Just know it was such a joy to reconnect with you and Kathy over the past few years. Safe journey,God speed.

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