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Sallie Benton Shew

June 20, 1922 June 28, 2019
Sallie  Benton  Shew
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Obituary for Sallie Benton Shew

Mrs. Sallie Benton Shew, age 97 of North Wilkesboro, widow of Henry Walter Shew, died Friday, June 28, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held 7:00 PM Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel with Rev. Rodney Blake officiating. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home. A family burial service will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at Antioch Baptist Church.

Mrs. Shew was born June 20, 1922 in Wilkes County to Minnie Eller Benton. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church and worked for many years at Modern Globe. She was a wife, mother to all, grandmother(Grandma, Granny), was the best cook and baker of cakes and pies, an avid reader of the Bible and novels, loved to travel in most all the 50 states, and an avid gardener, loved to crochet, knit and do puzzles.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Richard (Ricky) Shew, Sr; three granddaughters, Lisa Soots, Rebecca Shew, and Amanda Shew; one grandson, Barry Shew; two sisters, Nora (Gypsy) Shew and Mary Ruth Foster; and two brothers, James Hardin Benton and Sylvester (Pate) Benton.

She is survived by five daughters, Susie Mastin of Wilkesboro, Betty Combs and husband, Leon, Brenda Combs, Barbara Hollar and husband, Danny, and Sandra Shew, all of North Wilkesboro; five sons, James (Peter) Shew and Tommy Shew and wife, Sue, both of North Wilkesboro, Warner Shew of Scottville, William Shew and wife, Mary, and Robert Shew, both of North Wilkesboro; nine grandchildren, Missy Johnson, David Combs, Tommy Shew II, Angela Shew, Robert Steven Shew II, Larry Shew, Kimberly Gilreath, Richard Shew, Jr., and Robert (Toot) Combs; and twelve great-grandchildren, Samantha Johnson, Kaylee Johnson, Brian Johnson, Christy Robertson, Tommy Shew III, Chloe Shew, Kaita Shew, Taylor Combs, Liam Shew, Kelly Shew, Ryleigh Gilreath, and Aaron Gilreath; seven great-great-grandchildren, Tyler Johnson, Mattie Johnson, Seth Tharpe, Luke Tharpe, Kierstin Johnson, Kasey Johnson, and Isobella.

The family requests no flowers. Memorials may be made to Antioch Baptist Church, 1298 Antioch Church Road, Wilkesboro NC 28697.

Online condolences may be made to www.reins-sturdivant.com.


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Visitation

Tuesday

2

Jul

7:00 PM 7/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

The family will receive friends immediately after the service at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Service

Tuesday

2

Jul

7:00 PM 7/2/2019 7:00:00 PM
Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel

270 Armory Road
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

Reins-Sturdiavant Chapel
270 Armory Road North Wilkesboro 28659 NC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Antioch Church Road
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Antioch Church Road Wilkesboro 28697 NC
United States
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