Burlington- Wilma “Irene” Shupe Brannock, 88, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Hospice of Pittsboro. Born August 6, 1932 in Fries, VA, she was the daughter of the late Wayne Shupe and Hallie Vaughn Shupe.
Irene was a member of St Luke’s UMC of Burlington. She was employed with Quality Mills of Mt Airy for over 30 years. She enjoyed sewing and reading the bible.
Irene is survived by her son Tim of Burlington; grandchildren, Meredith Giannotti (Jim) of Graham and Marshall Stokes of Burlington; and 3 great grandchildren, Carson, Abigail and William. She was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, James Harry Brannock; sister, Ida Jane Shupe Hampton; and her parents.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at St Luke’s UMC of Burlington, 725 Greenwood Drive, Burlington, NC; with visitation to begin at 11am and the service to follow after at 12pm. Burial will be held after at Oakdale Cemetery, 1500 N Main Street, Mt Airy, NC.
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