Mary Jo Shively

Mary Jo Shively
58, Matthews, N.C. passed away Feb. 17, 2014 at home. Mrs. Shively was born Jan. 1, 1956, in Massillon, Ohio to the late Samuel and Molly Griffith. She studied cosmetology, and served as a hair stylist, most recently employed at New Age Hair Salon. Mary was a devoted wife and mother who dedicated her life to raising her loving son, Matthew. She had a passion for food, cooking, gardening, music, and dancing. She nurtured artistic talent in young skateboarders and enthusiasts. She will be missed by all that knew her.
Mary was preceded in death by her loving husband, David Shively and her brother, John.
Friends are invited to a celebration of Mary's life on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lake Pointe Hall located at Francis Beatty Park, 4330 Weddington Road in Matthews. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Funeral Home, Weddington Chapel. An online guestbook is available at
Heritage, 704-846-3771

Published in The Repository on Feb. 21, 2014