Obituary for Ethel Abshire (Farley)
Ethel Abshire, age 88, of Granite Falls, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, May 19, 2017, at Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care, Hudson. She was born October 4, 1928, daughter of the late Alonzo Hampton Farley and Mattie Lucas Farley.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her loving husband, William Avery Abshire; one son, William Roger Abshire.
Mrs. Abshire is survived by one son, Robert Abshire and wife Ruth of Granite Falls; three grandsons, Shane Abshire of maiden, Bobby Abshire of Granite Falls and Brandon Abshire of Granite Falls; two granddaughters, Patricia Abshire of Granite Falls and Samantha Jolley of Dubai, United Arab Emirates; six great-grandchildren, Payeton Abshire, Ashton Abshire, Taylor Abshire, Brody Abshire, Hailey Perkins, Justice Greene, Jewel Greene; one great- great grandson, Elijah Greene.
The family will receive friends Saturday, May 20, 2017, at Mackie Funeral Home at 2:00 PM. The funeral will be at Dudley Memorial Mortuary Chapel, Bluefield, VA on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 4:00 PM. Burial will be in Grandview Memory Garden, VA.