SHELBY-Mary Margaret Mull Shehan, 95, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at home.
A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late John Plato and Kate Hoyle Mull. She was also preceded in death by her two husbands, J.F. Gaston and Mitchell Shehan; brother, J. P. Mull Jr; and sister, Sara Mull Gardner.
Mrs. Shehan graduated from Mars Hill College and Meredith. She began her career at Statesville General as a nutritionist and later worked as a dietician for Greenville General and she was the head dietician at Cleveland Memorial and the Hotel Carroll in Gaffney. She was an active and lifetime member of First Baptist Church where she was in the Faith and Love Sunday school class. She was also a very active circle member and extension department member. Mrs. Shehan enjoyed playing bridge and belonged to several bridge clubs. She was well known and loved for sharing her culinary gifts, especially her yeast roll making with her many friends.
Mrs. Shehan is survived by nephews, John Mull Gardner and wife Katherine Smith of Shelby; O. Max Gardner III and wife Victoria H. of Shelby; J. P. Mull III and wife Linda of Milwaukee, Ore.; niece, Gloria Mull of Ala.; special friend, Dorothy Kilgore; and many other relatives and friends.
Visitation: The family will gather with friends immediately following the graveside service.
Celebration of Life Service: 2 p.m. Monday, graveside at Sunset Cemetery
Officiated By: The Rev. Tony Tench
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Shehan
Memorials: May be made to First Baptist Church, 120 North Lafayette Street, Shelby, N.C. or Hospice Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, N.C.
A guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com