Alice Virginia (Douthit) Sherrill

Published 9:55 am Friday, November 25, 2022

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Alice Virginia (Douthit) Sherrill, 89, of Mocksville, NC entered her heavenly home on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022.

Alice was born on May 1, 1933, in Davie County, daughter of the late Henry Isaac Douthit and Mary (Pilcher) Douthit. In addition to her mother and father, Alice was preceded in death by: her loving husband, Howard Knox Sherrill; a sister, Ruth Knight; and brothers, JW Douthit and Bob Douthit.

Alice graduated from Farmington High School. She was a homemaker and a seamstress.  Alice lived her life as a Christian woman and was of the Baptist faith. She was a charter member of Blaise Baptist Church where she enjoyed singing in the choir. Alice stayed busy and volunteered her time at William R. Davie Elementary School for many years. She also enjoyed crossword puzzles, sewing for family and friends, cooking every Sunday evening and spending time with those she loved, her family.

Alice leaves behind to treasure her memory: her sons, Ricky Sherrill (Carolyn) of Mocksville, Dale Sherrill (Lynn) of Sumter, S.C., and Todd Sherrill (Glenda) of Mocksville; a daughter, Judy Call (Randy) of Mocksville; a brother, Earl Douthit (Patty) of Winston-Salem; sisters, Linda Baugus of Mocksville and Janice Boyer (Randy) of Advance; her grandchildren, Shaun Sherrill (Crystie), Samantha Avant (Eric), Zachary Sherrill (Anna Kate), Chris Sherrill (Leigh), Mary Beth Sherrill (Corbin), Kristin Richardson (Cody), Lori Latham (Rodney); and numerous great grandchildren.

On Sunday, Nov. 27, a visitation will be held for Alice from 1-2 p.m. at Blaise Baptist Church in the family life center. Following visitation at 2, Rev. Glen Sellers will officiate the funeral service, also in the family life center.  Alice will be laid to rest in the Blaise Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to one of these organizations; Blaise Baptist, William R. Davie Fire Dept., Alzheimer’s Association, or any other organization of your choice.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the Sherrill family.