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Shirley Tolbert Aycock Epps, 75 died Saturday, July 11, 2020.


The daughter of Stewart and Frances Clary Tolbert, she lived her entire life in the Town of Gaston. 

Shirley was a retired dialysis technician and a longtime member of The Church of Jesus Christ in Roanoke Rapids. 

A loving mother, grandmother and friend, she was a very giving person. 

Shirley was preceded in death by her father, Stewart Tolbert, her husbands, Clyde Aycock and Warren Epps, and two brothers, Wayne and Howard Tolbert.

Shirley is survived by her mother, Frances Clary Tolbert of Gaston, her son, Clyde Aycock and his wife Tina of Skippers, her daughter, Lynn Coker of Gaston, her brothers, Jimmy Tolbert and his wife Dawn of Gaston, and Danny Tolbert, also of Gaston. Her grandchildren, Christina Coker and her partner Evan Smith of Gaston, C.J. Aycock of Skippers, Hunter Aycock and his fiancé Kendra Snyder of Front Royal, Virginia, and Nicholas Coker of Gaston.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Wrenn Clarke and Hagan Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Rick Jordan officiating. 

Burial will follow at Crestview Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Monday, July 13, 2020  from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Funeral Home, and other times at her daughter’s home, 308 Huey St., Gaston.

Online condolences may be left at wrennclarkehagan.com