Lois June (Hall) SherrillMarch 11, 1930 ~ January 1, 2018 (age 87)
Lois June Hughes Sherrill, 87, of Burnsville, passed away Monday, January 1, 2018 at Smoky Ridge Health and rehabilitation. A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late William Salvey and Ruby Thomas Hall. She was the wife of Paul Hughes who died in 1982 and Richard Jack Sherrill who died in 2001. June was retired as finance officer for Yancey County Government with 20 years service, and also worked 20 years as office manager for Belltone Hearing Aids in Goldsboro. She was a member of West Burnsville Baptist Church. She enjoyed playing the piano and taught many local residents how to play, and continued sharing her love of music by playing for the residents, staff, and visitors at Smoky Ridge.
Surviving are her daughter: Pat Mayberry and husband Tommy of Burnsville, granddaughters: April Mayberry of Greensboro and Kristin Buchanan and husband Anthony of Burnsville; and great grandchildren: Nevach, Ella and Jude.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM Thursday, January 4, 2018 in the Chapel of Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home. Niles Howell, Daniel Buchanan and Rev. Shane Buchanan will officiate. Burial will be in Double Island Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family wishes to express thanks and appreciation to friends and family for their visits, food, help, and most importantly, prayers for June and her family. The family also wants to express a special thanks to the compassionate and loving staff at Smoky Ridge and Hospice & Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge.
Flowers are appreciated but those wishing to honor June's life may make a donation in her honor to Hospice & Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge 236 Hospital Drive Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Hospice and Palliative Care of the Blue Ridge
236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine NC 28714