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Oct. 11, 1943-Nov. 10, 2012

Shirley Evelyn Sugg, 69, passed away Saturday Nov. 10, 2012, at the University of North Carolina Health Care in Chapel Hill

Shirley was born in Sampson County Oct. 11, 1943, to the late Marshall and Corena Brown Thornton.

Shirley was a floral designer with Bryant's Florist.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home, with the Rev. Charles Sugg officiating. Interment will be private.

Shirley is survived by her husband, Frederick Sugg Jr.; daughters, Shirley Beth Naylor and husband, Tommie Lee, of Clinton, Chasity Renee Rodriguez and husband, Ronald, of Newton Grove and Melissa Ann Taylor and husband, Gene, of Goldsboro; sons, Carlton Eddie Barefoot and wife, Angie, of Clinton, Dylan Christopher Sugg of Goldsboro and Donald L. Sugg of Clayton; sisters, Melba Reason, Peggy Bryant, Donnie Killette, and Linda Parrish all of Clinton; brother, Willie Thornton of Newton Grove; grandchildren, Elizabeth Brooke Stewart, Rodney Seth Stewart and Kassidy Renee Rodriguez, Katilyn Renee Rodriguez, Lee Sugg, Kassidy Sugg, Alexis Taylor, Shaquan Taylor, Jasmine Taylor and Kiera Taylor; granddogs, Rocky and Reesie; special pet, Angel; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, John Marshall "Tommy" Thornton.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening following the service at Seymour Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 12, 2012 1:50 PM