Shirey, Margaret “Salome”

Shirey, Salome, 6 May 1926

Margaret “Salome” Shirey, Mont Amoena, 6 May 1926.

Shirey, Salome-1 (Lenoir Rhyne 1926)

Margaret “Salome” Shirey, Lenoir Rhyne College, Hawaca yearbook, 1929.

Shirey, Salome-2 (Lenoir Rhyne 1926)

Margaret “Salome” Shirey, Lenoir Rhyne College, Hawaca yearbook, 1929.

Salome Shirey deDiego, c. 1960. Concord Tribune, 1 Mar 1998.























Classical Course 1926
Music Course 1925

Birth: 24 Oct 1907, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina
Death: 28 Feb 1998, Cabarrus County, North Carolina

Luther Schaeffer Shirey (1874-1915)
Winona Cook Shirey (1877-1969)

Miriam Kathleen Shirey (1902-1987)
Ruth Winona Shirey McComb (1904-1947)
Martha Cook Shirey (1909-1988)
Julia Katherine Shirey Smith (1912-1999)
John Luther Shirey (1914-1998)

Spouse: Olmedo Aurelio deDiego

Olmedo Aurelio deDiego, Jr. (1933-1987)
Luther S. deDiego (1939-1963)

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus County, North Carolina, USA

Source:, # 13023404.
College photo:

Concord Tribune (Concord, NC), March 1, 1998, p. A10

Mrs. Salome deDiego
MOUNT PLEASANT – Salome Shirey deDiego, 91, of 955 N. Main St., Mount Pleasant, died Saturday, Feb. 28, 1998, at NorthEast Medical Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Lutheran Church of the Holy Trinity of which she was a member. The Rev. Donald Deal will officiate. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:30 to 6:30 today at Gordon Funeral Home of Mount Pleasant.

Born Oct. 24, 1907, in Mount Pleasant, she was the daughter of the late Luther S. Shirey and Winona Cook Shirey. She was a retired elementary school teacher with the Concord City Schools. She was a graduate of Mont Amoena Seminary and Lenoir Rhyne College. She was active in WELCA at her church and in the Eastern Cabarrus Historical Society.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Luther deDiego and Olmedio deDiego.

Survivors include a sister, Mrs. Julie S. Smith of Salisbury and a brother, Dr. John Luther Shirey of Asheville.

Memorials may be made to her church, P.O. Box 595, Mount Pleasant, N. C. 28124,