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Carolyn Kersey Shipp Dudley

February 11, 1947 ~ May 2, 2019 (age 72)



Mrs. Carolyn Kersey Shipp Dudley, 72, passed away on Thursday, May 2nd 2019 at her home with her family by her side.

A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, May 5th at 2:00 pm at the chapel at Royal-Hall Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Honeycutt officiating. Burial will follow in the Clinton Cemetery.

Mrs. Carolyn was born on February 11, 1947 in New Hanover County to the late Burnes Lee and Rosie Cashwell Dudley. She raised small bred dogs and sold many Pomeranians, Maltese and Datsuns.  She was a member of Pleasant Union Baptist Church and loved her church family and friends.  She adored her family and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

She leaves behind her husband, Frank Dudley of the home; son: John D. “Junior” Shipp of the home; sister, Alice Kersey Ezzell and husband, Glenn of Autryville; and two brothers: Billy Kersey and wife, Shelly of Clinton; Ricky Kersey and wife, Donna of Oak Island; and one niece, Ashley Kersey, also of Oak Island.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Saturday evening, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Royal-Hall Funeral Home; and other times at her home.

Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Dudley Family.  

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May 4, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel
301 McKoy St.
Clinton, North Carolina 28328

Funeral Service
May 5, 2019

2:00 PM
Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel
301 McKoy St.
Clinton, North Carolina 28328


Clinton Cemetery
Elizabeth Street
Clinton, NC 28328

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