Shirley Roper Martindale, 78, passed away on December 2, 2013.
She was born in Hendersonville NC, moved to Wilmington NC in her 30’s, and spent her final years with her sons Jimmy and Tony, and her daughter-in-law Dayle Jones.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond Clarence Roper, Nellie Mae Roper, and her husband Girardeau Boyd Martindale.
She is survived by her sisters Raynell Margaret Roper and Ruth Elizabeth Roper. She is also survived by her sons Jimmy Wesley and Tony David Jones, of Greenville SC, Richard Boyd Martindale, of Wilmington NC., and seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren and one on the way.
She retired from New Hanover Regional Medical Center after 35 years where she was honored for her work in the volunteer services department. She was a loving and selfless mother and grandmother and she will be greatly missed by her family and friends from both Greenville, SC. and Wilmington, NC.
A private service will take place at Oleander Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations, as she requested, to her home church Pearsall Memorial Presbyterian, in Wilmington, NC.
She was a good soul and will be sorely missed, and may she go to be with Jesus her savior. Forever in our hearts.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099