Shirleyann Creen Nutbrown, age 81, of Morganton and a former resident of Pittsburgh, PA, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, June 6, 2013. Shirleyann was born the daughter of the late William Bromeier and Anna Marie Klein Bromeier on September 1, 1931 in Pittsburgh. Shirleyann was raised from a young age by her step-father Paul Creen. She was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Friendship Force International and Burke County Friends For Animals. She enjoyed traveling and seeing new things.
Along with her parents, Shirleyann is preceded in death by her husband, George W. Nutbrown, and an infant daughter.
Those left behind to cherish her memory include three sons, George W Nutbrown, Jr. of Erie, PA, Curtis H. Nutbrown and his wife, Sylvia of Springfield, VA, and Clayton E Nutbrown and his wife, Jaynne of Sylva, NC; two daughters, Paula Ann Pickett and her husband, Timothy of Jamestown, NY, and Sandra Nutbrown of Morganton. Also surviving are five grandchildren, Amanda Lynn Oxenreider, John Paul Pickett, Patrick Nutbrown, Christopher Nutbrown and Sarah Nutbrown; four great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 12 noon on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at Calvary Lutheran Church with Pastor Mike Riley officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will follow at a later date in Pittsburgh.
The family requests memorials be made to the Burke County Friends For Animals, 417 Kirksey Drive, Morganton, NC 28655
Kirksey Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Nutbrown family.