Wanda Ferguson Shew

January 6, 1950 ~ November 2, 2019 (age 69)


Mrs. Wanda Ferguson Shew, age 69 of Wilkesboro passed away Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston-Salem.


Funeral services will be held 2:30 PM Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. David Wellborn, Rev. Kenneth Griffin and Rev. James Ferguson officiating.  Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 PM Tuesday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.


Mrs. Shew was born January 6, 1950 in Bramwell, WV to John Henry and Eleanor Jane Carlton Ferguson.  She retired from Wilkes Vocational Center and was a member of Fishing Creek Arbor Baptist Church. 


In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers; SFC Edwin Ferguson, John Henry Ferguson, Jr., Julius Jerome Ferguson, James William Ferguson and Baby Boy Ferguson and five sisters; Arbdella Dula, Brenda Barnes, Naomi Jones, Esther Hailey and Gwendola Ferguson.


She is survived by her husband Walter Shew of the home, one daughter; Jessica Lomeli of Wilkesboro, two loving sons; Leander Ferguson of Wilkesboro and Kenneth Carlton of Georgia, three loving step-sons; Michael Shew, Jeff Shew and Timothy Shew all of Wilkesboro, special friend; “Daddy” Warren Brown, three sisters; Barbara McVay and Jeanette Lomeli both of Wilkesboro and Evangelist Carline Horton of Lenoir and two brothers; Minister Arthur Ferguson and wife Elizabeth of North Wilkesboro and Joseph Ferguson and wife Liza of Wilkesboro and a host of nieces and nephews.


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November 5, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Funeral Service
November 6, 2019

2:30 PM
Reins Sturdivant Funeral Home Chapel
270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Interment following funeral service
November 6, 2019

Scenic Memorial Gardens Cemetery
545 Moravian Falls Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

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