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Mildred Layton Shearin

October 6, 1927 May 25, 2018
Mildred Layton Shearin
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Obituary for Mildred Layton Shearin

SMITHFIELD: Mildred Layton Shearin, 90, passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 at SECU Hospice House in Smithfield. She was born in Franklin Co., to the late Robert and Katie Perry Layton. In addition to her parents Ms. Shearin was also predeceased by her husbands, Julian Edwards, W.V. Boone, George Shearin; and grandson, Tony Edwards.

Ms. Shearin is survived by her daughter, Deborah Crawford; sons, Gerald Edwards, William Edwards (Darlene), Ronnie Boone; sisters, Sadie Ashmore, Ruth Clark; grandchildren, Lisa Chappell (Jeff), Jamie Cash (Vann), Katie Crawford, Karen Crawford, Mike Edwards, Cynthia Spivey, Jennifer Nejmeddine (Mustatha); 16 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 28th at Clements Funeral Home in Durham. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29th at Gray Stone Church with Pastor Randall Floyd officiating. Burial will be held at Woodlawn Memorial Park.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Send condolences online to

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6:00 PM 5/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 5/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Clements Funeral Home

1105 Broad St.
Durham, NC 27705

Clements Funeral Home
1105 Broad St. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 5/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Grey Stone Church

2601 Hillsborough Rd.
Durham, NC 27705

Grey Stone Church
2601 Hillsborough Rd. Durham 27705 NC
United States

Cemetery Details


Woodlawn Memorial Park Final Resting Place

2107 Liberty St.
Durham, NC 27703

2107 Liberty St. Durham 27703 NC
United States

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