Shirley A. (Lutwin) Autrey

Published Sep 21, 2018 at 4:00pm

Shirley A. Autrey, 73, of Rome, passed away on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at Rome Memorial Hospital. She was born in Rome on May 20, 1945, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Catherine (Yager) Lutwin. She was a graduate of Rome Free Academy. On September 18, 1965, she married Gene G. Autrey. He passed away on June 15, 1984. 

Shirley loved NASCAR, especially Dale Earnhardt, Sr., and the NY Giants. She was also a huge Elvis Presley fan. In her free time she enjoyed crocheting. 

She is survived by two daughters, Michelle Gawarecki and her husband, Thomas, of Blossvale and Heather Autrey and her fiance, Duaine Sellnow, of Rome; a son, Steven Autrey of Rome; a sister, Linda Stachnick of North Carolina; eight grandchildren, Gene (Courtney) Goodrich, Devin (Heather) Gawarecki, Casey Gawarecki, Madison Gawarecki, Felicia Randazzo, Vincenzo “Jakey” Randazzo, Catherine Sellnow and Christopher Burk; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. 

Family and friends are invited to call at Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George St., Rome, on Tuesday, September 25, from 5-7 p.m.

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