Shirley Baldwin Testerman, age 81 of Lansing, passed away Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at Ashe Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Testerman was born April 2, 1937 in Ashe County to the late Banner and Bertha Eldreth Baldwin. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her brother, Earl “Brub” Baldwin. Mrs. Testerman was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a long time member of Pond Mountain Primitive Baptist Church.
A private funeral service for family and close friends will be held by Elder Eddie Lyalls.
Mrs. Testerman is survived by, her husband, Jimmy Testerman, better known as Big Jim, daughters, Deborah McClure of Jefferson, Geneva Cooper (Jackie) of Crumpler, Tammy Thomas Testerman of West Jefferson and Cindy Matkins (Cliff Matkins, Mark Shallcross) of Lansing, brother, Jimmy Baldwin of Lansing, grandchildren, Christina and Joey McKiddy, Jeff and Natasha McClure, Christy Matkins, Bryan Matkins (Paula Fox), Jonathan Hicks (Kristen Baldwin), Jered Hicks ( Bailey Wallace), 8 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, several nieces and nephews.
The family respectfully request no food or flowers please. Memorials may be made to Pond Mtn. Primitive Baptist Church.