Louise G. McMurray Sherfey

Louise G. McMurray Sherfey, age 87, of Bristol, Va., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at her home. 

She was born February 17, 1930 in Bristol, Va., a daughter of the late Lester and Gladis Wright McMurray. Louise was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church where she was a choir member and taught Sunday School. Louise and her daughter ran the day care at Johnson City Baptist Temple for 10 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Charles J. “Sonny” Sherfey Jr.; and son-in-law, Terry D. Street.


She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Dr. Charles J. Sherfey Sr.; children, Pat Presnell and husband Larry, David A. Sherfey and wife Diana, Linda D. Street, Debbie S. Nidiffer and husband Mike, Lynn D. Sherfey and wife Susan, Teresa G. Fink and husband Pete; twenty-three grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


The funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church with her husband, Dr. Charles J. Sherfey Sr., Dr. Gene Lesley and Rev. Matthew Boon officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. The entombment will be held 11 a.m. Friday at East Tennessee Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Louise’s memory may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 220 Old Airport Rd, Bristol, VA, 24201.

Doug and Pam Atkins commented on 05-Dec-2017 09:33 PM
Pastor Sherfey and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. We love you all, Doug and Pam
Nina Campbell commented on 06-Dec-2017 03:49 PM
Debbie Nidiffer, Her Daddy and Family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you in these days ahead. Love to all of your family.

The Campbells
Bill & Nina
Lorie burleson (deadrick) commented on 07-Dec-2017 07:25 AM
My prayers our with you all during this time.
Rusty &Carol Roark commented on 07-Dec-2017 10:23 AM
Brother Charles we our so sorry we r praying for u and your family
Mark & Kathy Lindamood commented on 07-Dec-2017 03:32 PM
So sorry for your loss uncle Charles,our prayers are with you and your family. She will be missed.
Tim and Frances Coe commented on 09-Dec-2017 05:20 PM
Mrs. Sherfey will surely be missed. She was a kind and awesome lady. Our prayers are with her family.

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