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Shirley Garnes

Shirley Garnes, 78, of Pikeville passed away at her home surrounded by loved ones on September 8, 2012.

She was Episcopalian by faith. Garnes was self-employed as a caregiver.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Dillon; and sisters, Martha McClure and Eleanor Heil. 

She is survived by and will be missed by her son, Burnell Rutters of Orlando, Florida; daughter, Regina Ramirez of Pikeville; brothers, Gary and Bill Martz; and one sister, Sandra Cowan; grandchildren, Jose Ramirez, Kayleen and Kacey Capeles, and Khiristy (Drew) Billingsley; five great-grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Family will be having a private service at a later date.

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Arrangements were made by Pikeville Funeral Home of Pikeville.

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