Shirley Ann Nuckols, 74, of Pulaski departed this life on June 3, 2021 in the care of Lewis Gale Medical Center-Pulaski. Born on September 13, 1946, in Ashe County, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late John Franklin Phipps and Ruby Blevins Phipps. She is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband, David E. Nuckols, and her sister, Charlotte Carroll. She is survived by her daughter; Tracy L. Nuckols of Pulaski County. Also remaining are her brother Walter Phipps and his wife Dot, several cherished nieces and a nephew, and many great nieces and nephews. Shirley also leaves behind her precious fur babies Scotty, Sugarbear, Kitty Moma and Grayball. The family would like to thank Kendred at Home-Home Health for the caring nurses and therapists that felt like extended family. Thanks also go out to the EMTs of Pulaski County and the ER, ICU and med-surg staff at Lewis Gale, Pulaski for excellent patient care. Special thanks go out to care giver and niece Angela Cecil, and family friends Cecil and Karen Jones, who went the extra mile. Mike Whittaker will be officiating the memorial service held in Shirley’s honor on June 11, 2021 at 1pm at Community Christian Church in Dublin Virginia. Per her wishes, she will be cremated and her ashes will be scattered at her family’s property in North Carolina. The staff of Kendall Funeral Home are honored to be serving the Nuckols family.