Jennie Sherrill

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ELKIN — Ms. Jennie Lee Sherrill, 94, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014, at Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home. Ms. Sherrill was born Feb. 25, 1920, in Iredell County to John Lawrence and Della Cavin Sherrill. Ms. Sherrill was retired from Chatham Manufacturing, where she was an all-American member of the Chatham Blanketeers. She was an active member of Elkin Presbyterian Church, where she was a choir member for over 40 years. Ms. Sherrill was also a member of the community chorus for 19 years and volunteered for Meals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity, Tape Ministry, and Blood Mobile. In addition to her parents, Ms. Sherrill was preceded in death by 11 siblings. Survivors include nieces, Elaine Vaughn, Doris Kelly and Phyllis Summers; nephews, Jim Sherrill, Gary Sherrill, Dennis Sherrill and Franklin James; beloved pet, Gracie; and many friends and church family. A graveside service will be conducted Sunday, May 18, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Crestwood Memorial Gardens followed by a memorial service at Elkin Presbyterian Church at 3 p.m. The family will receive friends following the memorial service at the church. The family requests that memorials may be made to Elkin Presbyterian Church, 151 Hillcrest Drive, Elkin, NC 28621. The family would like to express its gratitude to the many friends and family for their love and care. Online condolences may be made to Services entrusted to Elkin Funeral Service.

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560 NC HIGHWAY 268 W  ELKIN, NC 28621
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Published in The Tribune from May 17 to May 18, 2014