Haywood Earl Shores

November 14, 1932 - August 4, 2016

11/14/1932 - 08/04/2016

Past Services

Saturday August 06, 2016
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Sunday August 07, 2016

Additional Information:

Burial will follow celebration of life service.

Sunday August 07, 2016
3:00 pm
Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church
247 Millennium Road
Aulander, NC 27805

AULANDER, NC-Haywood Earl Shores, age 83, died on August 4, 2016 at the Vidant Medical Center in Greenville, NC. Born on November 14, 1932 to the late Garland Elwood and Katie Lassiter Shores, he was a retired carpenter and lifelong resident of the Aulander area, and member of the Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church in Aulander, NC.

Mr. Haywood Shores had eight brothers and sisters; the late Peggy Shores, Bobby Shores, Elwood Shores, Irvin Shores, Melvin Shores, and Annette Shores Blowe of Aulander. He is survived by his brother, Jesse Shores, and his sister, Becky Shores Blowe and her husband Harvey of Aulander, and many cousins, nieces, and nephews.


Also preceding Haywood in death is his beloved wife, Rose Whitley Shores, of Harrellsville, NC.


Haywood is survived by one beloved son, Haywood Earl Shores, II “Woody”, and his wife Elizabeth Lyles Shores, and two precious grandchildren, Sophia Elizabeth and Brandon Whitley Shores of Aulander.

Mr. Shores was loved by many, and enjoyed sharing fishing stories and other fond memories with the men at the local country store.

The Shores family would like to thank Vidant Medical Center Palliative Care, Vidant Hospice, Davita Dialysis, and Eastern Nephrology for the wonderful care and compassion shown during Mr. Shores’ illness.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 6, 2016, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, and other times at the home of his son, Woody.

A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at 3:00 pm at the Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church, Aulander, NC, with Rev. Taylor Latham, officiating. Burial will follow at Aulander Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Millennium Pentecostal Holiness Church, PO Box 416, Aulander, NC 27805.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Shores family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.


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Steven & Jewell Jilcott Pensacola, Florida
7 years ago

The Shores Family – We are sorry for your loss. You will be in our prayers. God bless and comfort you. Steven & Jewell

Ethel Mae Knowles and Richard Knowles
7 years ago

Sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Our thoughts and prayers are with you . Love Richard and Ethel Mae Knowles

Tammy Knowles Williams
7 years ago

So sorry to hear of your dads passing Woody, thinking of you and your family during this time.

Rachel Edwards Bryant
7 years ago

Prayers go out to all family members. Got to be tough losing a sister and. brother so close in time..

Mike and Margaret Aston
7 years ago

Woody and family,
Wanted to let you know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Rene' Mizelle
7 years ago

Woody and Becky our prayers are with you. We are sorry for your loss. We met you in the palliative care unit. Our dad passed on the 3rd. May God comfort you as He has us.

Carolyn Chavis-Bond
7 years ago

Shores, you and Woody have my condolences. Just remember, God makes no mistakes. He’s in his heavenly abode now. You guys takes care.

Rosa Mizelle
7 years ago

Woody you two guys made a great team. Uncle Haywood was very proud of you and your family. Liz and the kids were something special to him. Love u all.