Shirley Little Apple, 80, went to be with the Lord Friday, June 30, 2017. She was born Aug. 27, 1936 in Lake Waccamaw. She was the daughter of the late Ernest and Ethel Little of Lake Waccamaw.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Charles Apple of Fairfield, Calif.; her granddaughter, Nicole Spann of Tuscon, Ariz.; and one brother, Wayne Little of Wilmington.
She was a graduate of Hallsboro High School and James Walker Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.
She lived in Fairfield for the past 52 years and retired from NorthBay Medical Center where she worked as an emergency room nurse.
Services were held at the Fairfield Church of Christ in Fairfield, Calif.
She is survived by her daughter, Ann Heredia of Fairfield, Calif.; one sister, Janice Hinson of Whiteville; one brother, Chester Little of Lake Waccamaw; three grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.