Shirley Sutton
Shirley Sutton
  • November 4, 1935 - November 3, 2017
  • Monroe, North Carolina

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Shirley Sutton passed away at home on November 3, 2017. Born and raised in Monroe, Shirley retired after 20 years with the Union County Public Schools. Known as "The Lady in Red," she enjoyed working at the Monroe Mall, spending time at the beach but most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her precious grandchildren and great grandchildren. Shirley is predeceased by her parents, Myrtle Helms Haigler and John C. Haigler; son, Dennis Michael Sutton and brothers, Don Haigler and Gary Haigler.
Shirley is survived by her loving husband, Mike Carson Sutton; daughter Susan (Melvin) Hinson; son, Greg (Becky) Sutton; grandchildren, Nicole (Pete) Medlin, Derek (Brittany) Sutton and Daniel (Rebekah) Sutton and two great grandchildren, Kelsey Hinson and Noah Medlin. The family will receive friends on Sunday November 5 from 12:30 to 1:30 at New Salem Baptist Church, 2915 Gold Mine Rd., Monroe. The funeral will follow at 1:30 pm and burial will be at Lakeland Memorial Park. McEwen Funeral Home of Monroe is assisting the family.