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Shirley Tyner

March 31, 1930 - July 5, 2008

Shirley Lineback Tyner, 78 of Wilmington, NC, passed away on July 5, 2008 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCareCenter.

Born in Winston-Salem in 1930, her parents were the late Raymond J. and Mary Rights Lineback. She is also predeceased by a brother Stanley Lineback and two sisters Louise Josephine Lineback and Katherine Durham.

Shirley retired from Southern Bell Telephone Company after 39 years of service. Shirley is survived by one sister, Mary Elizabeth Mathis of Clinton; a son James Ray Tyner and wife Loretta Beck Tyner of Winnabow, granddaughter Kiesha Tyner Crawner and her husband Mark Duane Crawner and their children Savannah Ruby Crawner and Olivia Lorraine Crawner; daughter Janet Holton and husband Billy Holton of Kure Beach, granddaughter Monica Benton Pace and husband Tim Pace and their daughter Vivian Leigh Pace, grandson Larry Russell Benton and wife Angela Benton and their children Cameron Russell Benton and Alex Reed Benton as well as many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be 11:00 AM, Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at Greenlawn Memorial Park with Reverend Atwell Brookshire, Sr. officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 PM, Monday at Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 2222 S 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401

Tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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