TRINITY – Shirley Jean Matthews Fowler, 73, died Wednesday, November 27, 2019, at Randolph Hospice House.
She was born July 18, 1946, in Randolph County and was the daughter of the late Jessie L. and Ettie Linthicum Matthews. Shirley retired from Innocor, Inc. and was an active member of Archdale Wesleyan Church. She enjoyed gardening and coloring with her grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Lena Portis; and five brothers, Clyde Matthews, J.L. Matthews, Clarence Matthews, Clifford Matthews and Harold Deen Matthews.
Shirley is survived by her husband, Terry Trent Fowler, whom she married on December 11, 1966; son, Todd Fowler; daughter, Angie Williams, all of Trinity; three grandchildren, Jordain King (Kevin), Courtney Snow (Justin) and Logan Williams; and great-granddaughter, Bailie King.
Funeral service celebrating Shirley’s life will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, December 3, 2019, at Archdale Wesleyan Church with Rev. Ron Jones and Rev. Alvin Wooters officiating. Burial will follow at Floral Garden Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:45 to 1:45 pm Tuesday at the church prior to the service.
For those who prefer, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Randolph County, P.O. Box 9, Asheboro, NC 27204-0009, or to Archdale Wesleyan Church, 3810 Archdale Road, Archdale, NC 27263.
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Hospice of Randolph
P.O. Box 9, Asheboro NC 27204
Archdale Wesleyan Church
3810 Archdale Road, Archdale NC 27263