Shirley Belle Paterson (1926 - 2018)

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    - Linda Barton
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Shirley Belle Paterson, 91, of Myrtle Beach, S.C., died Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in the Nursing Care Unit of Myrtle Beach Manor.
Born May 28, 1926, in Allamuchy, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Harvey and Gladys Stevens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Paterson, and brother, Harry Stevens.
She was the co-owner of Allamuchy General Store for 25 years and was postmistress of the Allamuchy Post Office for several years before completing her Bachelor of Arts in elementary education. Shirley was an educator for 19 years in the Mount Olive and Allamuchy school systems.
Her retirement took her to Alva, Fla., and Sunset Beach. Three years ago, she became a resident of Myrtle Beach Manor's Assisted Living facility where she enjoyed all of the activities offered.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Sutton of Sunset Beach; her brother, Harvey Stevens of Fort Myers, Fla.; and a granddaughter, Jennifer May of Seattle.
Memorial donations may be sent to Palladium Hospice and Palliative Care, 1601 Oak St., Suite 202, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577.
Published in The Brunswick Beacon from May 10 to May 16, 2018