Mary Sherrill Wellborn, 81, of Wilkesboro wife of Rev. Sherrill Wellborn, passed away Friday, May 14, 2021, at her home.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, May 16, 2021, at Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church. Entombment will be in Scenic Memorials Gardens Mausoleum. Mary will lie-in-state from 2-2:45 p.m. prior to the service at the church.
Mrs. Wellborn was born April 29, 1940, in Watauga County to Tony and Ruby Trivette Sherrill. She was a member of Lewis Fork Baptist Church. Mary owned and operated a beauty salon for four years. She worked for the Wilkes County School System at Mount Pleasant Elementary School as a teacher assistant, retiring after 25 years of service.
In addition to
her parents, she
was preceded in
death by a sister, Judy Bolick, and a nephew, Bobby Wellborn.
She is survived by her husband, Rev. Sherrill Wellborn of the home; a son, Rev. David Wellborn and wife, Chasidi, of North Wilkesboro; two grandchildren, McKenna Wellborn Brown and husband, Andrew, of Bermuda Run, Nathanial David Wellborn of Fort Benning, Ga.; and three nieces and two nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Walnut Grove Baptist Church, 6165 Price Road, Moravian Falls, N.C., 28654.
Online condolences may be made to www.reinssturdivant.com.