Inge Maria Paus Sherrill, 85, of Statesville, N.C., passed away Sunday, November 13, 2022, surrounded by her family at her residence. Inge was born on December 24, 1936, in Wurzburg, Germany, to the late Oscar and Anna Paus.
Inge met the love of her life, the late Earl W. Sherrill Jr., while he was in the U.S. Army stationed in Germany. They married in 1952 and came back to the United States and had three children, Patricia, David, and Susan.
Inge was proceeded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Patricia Pendleton of Statesville; and grandchild, Randy Jones.
Inge is survived by her son, David (Louann) Sherrill of Cleveland; daughter, Susan Winebarger of Statesville, grandchildren: Tiffany Jones, Brandy Jones, Scott (Rebecca) Jones, Heather Sherrill, Heath (Cora) Sherrill, Chassity (Olivia) Shumaker, Destiny Spears, and Elyssa Priddy; great grandchildren, Courtney (Lance) Carson, Jordan Jones, Riley Keene, Aidan Keene, Zoey Jones, and Maverick Spears; great great grandchildren, Abel, Andy, and Waylon Carson; and brother, Werner Paus of Wurzburg, Germany.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 17, 2022, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held in the chapel at Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home on Friday, November 18, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. with Pastor Roy Moore officiating. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.bunchjohnsonfuneralhome.com for the Sherrill family.
Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the family.