Edith Irene Shipman

Oct 10, 2013

WAYNESVILLE — Edith Irene Shipman, 84, of Waynesville passed away peacefully Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 at MedWest-Haywood Hospital.

A native of Asheville, she was a daughter of the late R.T. and Emma Warren Harrin. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Wade Shipman, Sr.; son, Joseph Shipman; daughter, Alice Shipman; siblings, Jim, Walter and John Albert Harrin and Mary Alice Taylor.

She was a loving foster grandparent at St. John's and devoted Christian.

Surviving are her children, Wade Shipman, Jr. and wife, Kathy, of Canton, Wayne Shipman of Waynesville, Joseph Shipman and wife, Vicky, and David Shipman and wife, Michelle, all of Canton, Rosemary Parker of Waynesville and Caroline Shipman of Clyde; siblings, Eugene Harrin of Asheville, Rosalie Smith and husband, Glen, of Candler; special nephew, Clarence Taylor; 16 grandchildren; 37 great-grandchildren, and three great- great-grandchildren.

A graveside ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13 at Pisgah View Memorial Park with Preacher Clarence Taylor.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.AshevilleMortuaryServices.com.

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