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April 18, 2024

Shirley Ann Brown (Crider)

Shirley Ann Brown (Crider)

Shirley Ann Brown (Crider), 79, of Statesville, passed away peacefully on January 1, 2024, at Iredell Memorial Hospital after a long battle.

Shirley was born May 7, 1944, in Wilkes County, to the late Clyde W. Brown and Anna Owens Brown. She prided herself on being a Christian and loving mother. The love for her family and her strong Christian faith helped her fight through many difficult years of health battles. Shirley stated often that her children and grandchildren were her purpose in life and were what kept her going.

Shirley was preceded in death by her daughter, Tonya Denise Ayers, and four brothers.

Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Scott Ayers of New York; her daughter, Misty Ostwalt and husband Phillip of Troutman; and her three grandchildren, Skylyn, Gage, and Josey.

No funeral arrangements have been made at this time.

Chapman Funeral Home is serving the Brown Family.

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