Nancy Foster Sheek

Published 1:41 pm Monday, April 19, 2021

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Mrs. Nancy Foster Sheek, 83, died on Sunday April 4, 2021 at the SECU Hospice Care Center of Yadkin after declining health for a number of months.

She was born Aug. 26, 1937 in Davie County to the late J. Henry and Mary Snyder Foster. She graduated from Cooleemee High School in 1955 and enjoyed reading and traveling.  She loved spending time with family.  Mrs. Sheek was always attending any of her grandchildrens’ events.  She was a loving, devoted Mother, Mom to many, and known to others as Aunt Nancy, Nana, and Mawmaw Geek.  Mrs. Sheek would intentionally make every child that crossed her path feel safe and loved.

She was also preceded in death by: her husband, John H. Sheek; her brother, John E. (Cricket) Foster; and her grandson, L Cpl C P Jacob Levy.

Surviving: her daughter, Denise Sheek (Donny); her son, Kevin Sheek (Susie); grandson, Elijah Tokala Sheek; granddaughter, Heather Beck (Justin); grandsons, Kenny Chavers (Hannah), Nelson Chavers (Eristen); great-grandsons, Austin Funderburk, Waylon Chavers; great-granddaughter, Remington Chavers; and her sister, Brenda Jessup of Walkertown.

The family received friends Saturday, April 10, in the outside shelter at Smith Grove United Methodist Church, Mocksville.  Her funeral service followed at 2: p.m. with Dr. Lynn B. Jacobs and the Rev. Darren L. Crotts officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery.

Memorials : Mountain Valley Hospice/Palliative Care Center, 243 N. Lee Ave., Yadkinville, 27055.