Debbie Sherman

Julia Debra “Debbie” Sherman, 64, of Big Ridge Road, Glenville, N.C. passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from complications of congestive heart failure.

She was the eldest child of the late George Shook Sr. and Betty Jo Hooper.

Debbie graduated from Glenville School. Her legacy will be helping others with kind words and deeds. She worked full time until she suffered a massive heart attack in April 2018.

Debbie is survived by her faithful and loving husband of 42 years, Cyrus; two sisters, Janice (Brooke) Dunwoody and Betty Jean (Jeff) Davis; two brothers, George (Kim) Shook Jr. and Jim (Gretchen) Shook; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Debbie will be remembered as someone who tenaciously fought a lifetime of painful illnesses and incurable autoimmune diseases, while maintaining a positive attitude and strong faith. She exceeded all medical prognoses. We honor her life and dignity with facing adversity.

A celebration of life service for Debbie will be held on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at the historic Big Ridge Baptist Church, now Mountain Bible Church, 4536 Big Ridge Road, Glenville, N.C. Pastor Charlie Jones will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Cemetery Fund, Mountain Bible Church, P.O. Box 173, Glenville, NC 28736.

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Appalachian Funeral Services is serving the family.