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Shirley Mae Hamby Bare, age 74, of Elk Park passed away on August 21, 2014 at Select Medical Hospital in Bristol, TN.
A native of Avery County, she was born November 20, 1939 a daughter of the late John and Hazel Turbyfill Hamby.
She was a member of Peasant Valley Baptist Church and enjoyed sewing, crafts, cooking, canning and flowers.
Along with her parents, Shirley was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Donald Hamby; sisters, Frankie Blakenship, Ruby Clawson.
Shirley loved her family dearly and has left to cherish her memory her husband, Harry Bare of the home; son, Doug Bare and wife Annette of Elk Park; daughter, Connie Yarber and husband Doug of Elk Park; grandchildren, Timothy Bare of Elk Park, Daniel Bare of Savannah, GS., Chad Bare and wife Cassandra of Newland, Alesia Chappell and husband Ricky of North Fork, VA; great grandchildren, Gavin Bare of Newland and Ady Bare of Newland.
Funeral services for Shirley Mae Hamby Bare were conducted on Sunday, August 24th at 7:00 p.m. in the Grandfather Chapel with Pastor Lynn Price officiating. The family received friends from 5:00 p.m. until the service hour. Interment services was Monday, August 25th at 12:00 p.m. in the Taylors Chapel Cemetery.
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