Earlene Bland Mrs. Earlene Shaver Bland
, 55, 600 East Broad Street, Statesville, NC died Tuesday, January 21, 2003, at her
home, following a long and courageous battle with Huntington's Disease.She
was born Nov. 3, 1947 in Goldsboro and was the daughter of the late William (Bill) Letcher Shaver and Travis Malcolm Shaver.She was a graduate of Statesville Senior High School, attended Mitchell Community College and received her English Education Major from Appalachian State University.She also earned her Master's Degree at Gardner-Webb College.
On Aug. 9, 1969 she
was married to Milton Hamlin Bland, who survives.