Shirley Marie Reid Stanback, 69, of Kingston Dr., Kannapolis, NC passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Atrium Health-Cabarrus in Concord. She was born in Cabarrus County on May 14, 1951; to the late Emmanuel Reid and the late Fannie Cruse Reid of whom preceded her in death.
Shirley was educated in the Cabarrus County Schools System and graduated from Concord High School; she attended Rowan Cabarrus Community College and Shaw University where she received her bachelor’s degree. She was formerly employed at Fieldcrest Cannon for a number of years. Shirley was a member of Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church of Kannapolis, NC where she served as a Sunday School Superintendent, LWML, Gospel Choir, Children’s Sermon Committee, and Little Texas Community Organization.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Stanback; three brothers, Eugene Reid, John Reid, Thomas Reid; three sisters, Betty Gadsden, Margaret Reid, Flora Dixie Reid.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 7, from 2:30 – 3:00 PM at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church followed by the funeral services at 3:00 PM . Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Those left to cherish her memory includes her son, Bryant Perry of home; daughter, Amanda Holder (Rick) of Concord; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; step children, Kathy Gibson of Kannapolis, Janet Smith of Kannapolis, Trina Thompson of Georgia; sister, Barbara Ann Reid of Concord; brother, James Luther Reid of Concord and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-law’s and friends.
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