Mrs. Shirley Ann Tate Bolen, 70, of Mt. Airy passed away at Northern Regional Hospital, Thursday, October 15, 2020 in Mt. Airy. She was born in Surry County on January 27, 1950 to the late Emmett and Lola Utt Tate. Mrs. Bolen was a loving homemaker who will be dearly missed by all her family and many friends. She is survived by her husband, Paul “Gilbert” Bolen; a son, Jeff Bolen; a step daughter, Tammy Turner; a step son, Carl Bolen; grandchildren and spouse, Teddy and Shannon Bolen, Mikey Goins, Eli Bolen, and many other grandchildren; great grandchildren, Cyrus Bolen, and Orion Bolen; sisters, Helen, Carolyn, and Linda; brothers, Donnie, and Clarence; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents Mrs. Bolen was preceded in death by her daughters, Lena Pavlisak, and Sheila Smith; a step daughter, Anita Bolt; brothers, Howard, and Roy. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy is serving the Bolen family. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.
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