January 24, 1937 ~ September 10, 2022
Born in: Rutherfordton, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Shirley Ann Harrison, 85, passed away on September 10, 2022. She was born in Rutherfordton, NC to John Early and Myrtle Robins Early who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death seven brothers and sisters.
She is survived by a son; Kyle and wife Patricia Beard of Asheville, two grandsons; Justin Beard and wife Carrie, Brandon Beard and wife Lauren; two great-grandsons, Ethan Gibbs and Isaiah Beard; and a brother Johnny Early of Virginia Beach, Virginia.
She retired from PPG after almost 40 years of service. Shirley enjoyed dancing, bowling for the PPG team and gardening.
Her kindness will be missed by family and friends.
Groce Funeral Home on Tunnel Road is assisting the family.