Nov. 13, 1930 – Oct. 30, 2016
Lou Ramsey Sherrill, 85, died October 30, 2016, in Wilmington, NC. Services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, November 5, at Bethel Baptist Church, Statesville, NC.
Mrs. Sherrill was born in South Bosque, TX, daughter of Jim and Mary Ramsey. She graduated from McGregor High School, then went on to Baylor University, becoming a R.N., and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, where she met Tom Sherrill. They married in 1956 and served at churches in North Carolina, Wyoming, and North Dakota. For the Northern Plains Baptist Convention, she served as President of the Women’s Missionary Union and was one of the first women elected to the Executive Board. More…
She was preceded in death by her husband.
She is survived by daughter, Karen Robbins of Holly Ridge, NC; son, Stan Sherrill and daughter-in-law, Terri Sherrill, of Durham, NC; son, Stephen Sherrill and daughter-in-law Cate, Hartley, of New York City; sister, Bobbie Donaldson and brother-in-law, Presley Donaldson, of Hillsboro, TX; and eight grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations to the Tom and Lou Sherrill Memorial Fund, c/o Dakota Baptist Convention, PO Box 549, Rapid City, SD 57709 (used for Dakota pastors’ emergency needs).