Sherry Williams Gray, age 71, of Marion, NC passed away peacefully Sunday January 22, 2023, at
the Greens of Spruce Pine.
Sherry was born January 10, 1952, in McDowell County, NC to the late George Emory Williams and
Fannie Maude Gaddy Williams. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brother,
Sherry enjoyed traveling to see family members, watching TV evangelists, and taking trips to go out
to eat. Sherry loved her family and friends, and she especially loved the Lord and going to church.
When Sherry said goodbye to someone, she would always say, “Jesus loves you and I love you.”
She carried that tradition on from her late mother.
Those left behind to cherish Sherry’s memory are three brothers, George Williams, Jr. of Nebo, Gary
Williams of MI, and Ricky Williams (Pam) of Marion; one sister-in-law, Virginia Williams of CA; niece
and nephews, Susie Williams of MN, George Williams, III of MI, Randy Williams, II of CA, and Rocky
Williams of CA; and several great nieces and great nephews.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm on Friday, January 27, 2023, in the chapel
of Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion. A memorial service to celebrate Sherry’s life will follow at
3:00 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in Sherry’s memory are asked to consider Nebo
Crossing at www.nebocrossing.com.
Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Fond memories and
expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.