Shirley Hoover Griesman

June 19, 1923March 23, 2018

Shirley Hoover Griesman died Friday, March 23, 2018, in San Antonio, TX with her son Michael Griesman and daughter in law Tricia Griesman at her side.

Born in Cramerton, North Carolina on June 19, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Adrian and Fannie Hoover of Mt. Holly. Shirley graduated from Mt. Holly High School in 1940 and was married on September 19, 1951 to Ernest Lee Griesman. She spent all of her married life in Charlotte moving to San Antonio in 2018 to be with her son and his wife. Shirley was an active member of Mulberry Baptist Church in Charlotte. She retired from the medical records department at Carolina Medical Center after 40 years and enjoyed watching ”her Carolina Panthers” play football on Sunday and especially Luke Kuechly. She continued watching while in San Antonio and enjoyed each game. Shirley was a devoted wife and mother, loyal friend, and good Christian woman that loved life and her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Ernest Lee Griesman in 1987, brother Adrian (Jack) Hoover and sister Francis Rhoades.

Shirley is survived by her son Michael Griesman and wife Tricia of San Antonio, Texas; two grandchildren, five great children and one great-great grandchild.

The family wishes to thank Vitas Hospice for their care of Shirley in the last days of her life.

A committal service will be held 11:00a.m., Saturday, April 21, 2018 in Sunset Memory Gardens. Arrangements are by Wilson Funeral and Cremation Service, Charlotte.


  • Committal Service Saturday, April 21, 2018

Shirley Hoover Griesman

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