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.
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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)