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March 01, 2024

Shirley Drum Clanton

Shirley Drum Clanton, 81, of Hwy. 90 East, Hiddenite, passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016, at Burke Hospice and Palliative Care, in Valdese.
Mrs. Clanton was born May 31, 1935, in Alexander County, daughter of the late Ernest E. Drum and Alice Sherrill Drum.
She was a homemaker and a member of Elk Shoals ARP. Shirley was an avid collector of various things, especially Beanie Babies. She loved to go fishing and loved her Carolina Tar Heels and Carolina Panthers.
Including her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Buford Clanton; a son, Roger Dean Clanton; five sisters; and three brothers.
Those left to cherish her memory include a son, Rick Clanton and wife Vickie of Valdese; a grandson, Ryan Clanton and wife Emily of Valdese; a granddaughter, Lauren Clanton of Valdese; two great-grandchildren, Peyton and Carter Clanton; and a special friend, Kay Sharpe of Hiddenite.
The funeral service was held Friday, September 30, 2016, at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Earl Linderman officiated. Burial followed in the Hiddenite Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to: Elk Shoals ARP, (Memorial address) 592 New Sterling Road, Stony Point, NC 28678.
Condolences may be sent to:
Adams Funeral Home and Cremation Services served the Clanton Family.

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