Shirley Temple Funches

Published 9:50 pm Friday, June 10, 2016

Shirley Temple Funches, 74, of 920 Lake Kennedy Drive, Suffolk, transitioned Sunday, June 5, 2016, at Sentara Obici Hospital. She was a native of Southampton County and the daughter of the late John Henry and Louise Mae Gray.



She retired as a driver for Tidewater Cab Company. Ms. Funches was a former member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

She leaves to cherish her memory three sisters, Violet Sumblin, of Franklin, Evelyn Jenkins, of Courtland, and Betty Council, of Suffolk; several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

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A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, June 13, 2016, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 10696 Ivor Road, Ivor, officiated by the Rev. Nathaniel Council. Interment will be in Ebenezer Church Cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Crocker Funeral Home Inc. Condolences may be extended to the family at