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Cassandra Shive Beaver, 68 of Salisbury, passed away on Friday November 21, 2014 at her home surrounded by family. Cassandra was born on February 18, 1946 in Lee County, SC to the late Leonard Cox Shive and Vivian Mandrell Shive.
She was a woman of faith and received a degree in Special Education from Greensboro College. Cassandra worked as a special education teacher in the public school system and specialized in helping children with Autism. She enjoyed traveling, going to the beach, teaching, reading, and loved spending time with family and friends.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Barry Victor Shive.
She is survived by a son, William Andrew Beaver of Greensboro, NC; a daughter, Kimberly Kaufmann and husband Eric of Greensboro, NC; a brother, Steven Mandrell Shive and wife Melissa of Salisbury, NC; a sister-in-law, Starr Shive of Salisbury, NC; and a granddaughter, Annanoa Kaufmann.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, November 29, 2014 at 4:oo PM at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in the Parish Hall (131 W. Council St., Salisbury NC, 28144). The family receive friends following the service until 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Cabarrus County, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis NC, 28071.
Carolina Cremation of Salisbury and Charlotte is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.