Shirley Faye Nuckolls Hambrick


Princeton-Shirley Faye Nuckolls Hambrick, 80, Thornton Avenue, Princeton went to heaven Wednesday, February 6, 2019 after battling several illnesses for several years.
Shirley died peacefully at home with her husband by her side holding her hand.
The last words spoken to each other were, "I Love You!"
Shirley was born January 28, 1939 in Princeton to the late Roy Lee and Virginia (Mag) Nuckolls.
She graduated in 1958 from Princeton High School and had worked for several years as a clerk in the Princeton, G.C. Murphy Store.
Shirley and her husband Dana accepted Christ on Palm Sunday in 1966 at the First Church of God on Straley Avenue in Princeton. They began a life of service in the First Church of God that lasted for 53 years. She taught children Sunday School, was a member of the choir and the Ladies (WCG) Group. Shirley faithfully served beside her husband as they pastored the Airport Road First Church of God for 34 years. Dana called her the best Associate Pastor that he could ever have.
Shirley was a loving, gentle and compassionate lady.
Surviving are her loving and devoted husband Pastor Dana R. Hambrick; One daughter, Dawn R. Stump and her husband Ronnie of Princeton; One brother, Floyd "Bud" Nuckolls of Princeton; A special niece, Cyndi and a host of cousins.
Services to celebrate her life will be at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, February 9, 2019 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Dana R. Hambrick officiating at Shirley's request. Eulogy will be given by close friend Bonnie Pennington. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton. Friends may visit with the family from 1:00 P.M. until the service hour at the funeral home. Online condolences can be shared with the family via
The family has requested in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Shirley's memory to: The Airport 1st Church of God, 2140 Airport Road, Bluefield, WV 24701. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
The Hambrick family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on February 7, 2019
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2 posts

Sandra Nuckolls Church
Mar 02, 2019
Praying for comfort and peace in the days ahead. Very sorry for your loss. Glad that I had sent her a birthday card. She was a special lady.
Sincere Condolences to the family,
Cousins from NC
Sandra, David, Amanda and Jonathan Church and family.
Janice Marsh
Feb 10, 2019
I’m so sorry Shirley that I could not be there for you yesterday. You will be dearly missed by all. I’ll always cherish our beautiful memories together. Love you Shirley!
Buddy, I’ll be keeping you and the family in my prayers. I’m so sorry I missed the service. Love, Janice