Susan Gudger Howard Sherrill, 76, of Sherrills Ford, N.C., passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022, at her home. She was born on May 15, 1945, in Mooresville, N.C., to the late Coley Durett Howard and Isabelle Gudger Howard.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Henry James Sherrill. Susan was a devoted member of Bethel United Methodist Church, Sherrills Ford, and served as Church treasurer for many years.

She loved her grandchildren and always enjoyed spending time with them. She enjoyed looking after her pet turtles. She was a huge pink flamingo fan and also enjoyed going to the beach with her family, collecting shells and sea glass. Susan enjoyed going to Camp Meeting at Rock Springs Campground all her life. She had her own tent there and loved to fellowship with her friends and family at the Arbor.

Susan is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Sawyer (Scott) and Jamye Stevens (Jason); brothers, Coley “Short” Howard (Carolyn) and Joseph “Joe” Howard (Sissy); grandchildren, Regan Eudy (Ryan) and Chole Sawyer; and numerous nieces and nephews that she loved and was so proud of.

A graveside service will be held on Monday, January 31, at 2 p.m. at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Billy Towery and Greg Edwards officiating. Visitation for family and friends will follow the service in the Church Fellowship Hall.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church Choir, 7284 Campground Road, P. O. Box 129, Denver NC 28037.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home and Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Sherrill family. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.cavin-cook.com.

2 thoughts on “Susan Gudger Howard Sherrill

  1. My daddy was Sam Collins. I think this is his late sister, Aunt Merle Sherrill’s daughter-in-law. Jim was her husband. If so, I had many times with the family with Susan present. Always a nice lady. My heartfelt sympathy. Lynn Collins Anthony🌹

  2. Gail Timmerman says:

    Susan always had a big smile on her face. I have such fond memories of her at Rock Springs. She was a wonderful person!

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