Linda Brackett Shope, 69 of Shelby, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020.
Born October 22, 1950 in Cleveland County, she was a daughter of the late Brantley Brackett and Pauline McNeilly Brackett. She was a member of Elizabeth Baptist Church and the Joyce Roberts Sunday School Class.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Harrill Brackett, Jerry Brackett and Donald Brackett and one sister, Ruth Bumgarner.
Survivors include her husband of 28 years, Lloyd Shope; two sons, Richard Guffey and wife, Kathy of Rutherfordton and Mark Guffey and wife, Kimberly of Casar; a daughter, Angie Standish and husband, Robb of Shelby; a stepdaughter, Dana Luckadoo and husband, Timmy of Shelby; three stepsons, Chris Shope of Bessemer City, Mark Shope and wife, Sarah of Shawnee, Kansas and Michael Shope (Tracy) of Shelby; two brothers, Steve Brackett and wife, Trudy and Ray Brackett all of Casar; six sisters, Louise Montgomery of Casar, Marie Hoyle of Casar, Diane Newton and husband, James of Shelby, Jeanette Allen McCurry and husband, Loyd of Casar, Marilyn Gantt and husband, Ricky of Shelby and Carolyn Shuford and husband, Allen of Hickory; twenty grandchildren, and one great-grandchild; a special sister-in-law, Mary Allen and husband, Robert and a special pet, Sadie.
The funeral service was held at Elizabeth Baptist Church. The burial followed in the church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby NC 28150.
Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home and Cremation Center is serving the family.