GASTONIA - Brenda Faye Mitchell Shires, 71, passed away peacefully on May 23, 2013 at Gastonia Rehab and Healthcare.
She was a native of Gaston County, born Oct. 14, 1941, to the late Winford Jaminson and Pauline Inez Mitchell.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Sandy Plains Baptist Church.
Interment will be private at a later date for the family.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.withersandwhisenantfuneral.com.
The family is being cared for by Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Rd Gastonia, 704-864-5144.