Shirleyann Creen Nutbrown, age 81, of Morganton, N.C., and a former resident of Pittsburgh, Pa., died on Thursday, June 6, 2013.
Shirleyann was born the daughter of the late William Bromeier and Anna Marie Klein Bromeier on Sept. 1, 1931, in Pittsburgh. Shirleyann was raised from a young age by her stepfather 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.
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, N.C.; two daughters, Paula Ann Pickett and her husband Timothy of Jamestown, N.Y., and Sandra Nutbrown of Morganton, N.C.; five grandchildren, Amanda Lynn Oxenreider, John Paul Pickett, Patrick Nutbrown, Christopher Nutbrown and Sarah Nutbrown; four great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Along with her parents, Shirleyann is preceded in death by her husband, George W. Nutbrown; and an infant daughter.
Graveside funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., on Monday, June 17 at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in Pittsburgh. The family requests memorials be made to the Burke County Friends For Animals, 417 Kirksey Dr., Morganton, N.C. 28655
Kirksey Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Nutbrown family. On-line condolences may be made at www.kirkseymorganton.com.