Shirley Frances Humphrey, 87, of Raleigh, passed away Friday March 20, 2015.
She was born in New Tredegar, Wales to Glenys Davies and Thomas Kyd, a Chief Engineer in the Merchant Navy.
At the height of WWII, Shirley met her husband Hugh Humphrey, a B-17 bomber pilot. Hugh brought Shirley home to the States where they married and raised six children: Tom, Greg, Tricia, Lori, Jim, and Danny.
In her later years, Shirley became an accomplished potter and teacher at Sertoma Arts Center. Feeding and watching birds and squirrels filled much of Shirley’s spare time.
In addition to her children Shirley is survived by grandchildren, Alana and Josh; brother, Bunny and nieces, Michelle & Tracy all of Birmingham, England; and grand-dog Tizzy.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 2 o’clock, Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens.
A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)