GASTONIA - Shirley Jane Carlan, 73, passed away Oct. 23, 2012, at Gaston Memorial Hospital.
She was born in Chatham County, Ga., to the late Charles Washington Smith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Harold Canup and Bobby Carlan.
Survivors include sons, Roger and Terry Canup, Craig Carlan and a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Friday at United Baptist Church.
Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.
McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the Carlan family.