Hickory Funeral Home

1031 11th Avenue Blvd SE, Hickory, NC


Shirley Jean Lynch

October 21, 1957June 26, 2020

Shirley Jean Detter Lynch, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2020 at Carolina Caring. She was born on October 21, 1957 to the late Pearlie Hubert Detter and Mildred Ella Newton Detter in Burke County. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers; Guy Detter and Earl Detter. Survivors include her husband, Charles Lynch of the home; daughter Jennifer Beaver and husband Billy; son, Thomas Lynch and wife Taryn; grandchildren, Clayton Reynolds, Esteban Lynch, Celina Lynch, and Zander Lynch; sister Betty Jo Suttles; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Hickory Funeral Home. Pastor Eddie Sappoch will be officiating the service


  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, June 28, 2020


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Cindy Canipe

June 30, 2020

Charles and Family, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I know Shirley will be missed. She always had a smile on her face.

Betty Raby

June 29, 2020

Rose, I am so very sorry. You look like your mom. She is your twin almost. She will always be in your heart. Call if you need to talk.

Sandy Newton

June 28, 2020

Charles, I am so sorry for your loss, and wanted you to know that I am thinking and praying for you, Jennifer and Thomas. Shirley was a very special person who loved you all very much. I wish I could have been with with all of you this afternoon. I care about you all and I share in your sadness. Love, Sandy Newton 6-28-2020

Jayne Graham

June 28, 2020

Charles and Family, I am sorry for your loss. I worked with Shirley. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

Regina Johnston

June 26, 2020

I’m so sorry for your loss . Shirley and I were friends from Girl Scout events! She was a awesome inspiration to me and a very talented lady! She will be missed!

Elizabeth McCarville

June 26, 2020

To Charles and Family
First I want to send my Condolences.
Shirley was a special lady.
She and I shared a Birthday.
We were Cookie Service Unit Co Chairs for a couple of years. I will always remember Charles and Thomas helping us unload and sort all those cookies!!
Shirley was a Girl Scout Sister and Friend for almost 20 years.
She will be missed.

Bob and Deb Tiffany

June 26, 2020

Charles and family, even though it has been several years since we met, we remember Shirley and her sweet smile. We are praying for all. On earth she blossomed and in heaven she blooms. Bob and Deb Tiffany

Gary Sain

June 26, 2020

Charles, I'm sorry for your and your family's loss.

Jennifer Lynch

June 26, 2020

Thanks mom for all the guidance and other cooking things that we did or talked about. The kids and I will miss you. You will never be forgotten. Rest easy and go walk around with the rest and talk with all of those that went before us and have waited. Love you.