Edith Davis Sherrer

Born: Mon., Oct. 27, 1913
Died: Mon., Dec. 5, 2011

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Edith Mae Davis Sherrer, age 98, of Union Point, GA, died Monday, December 5, 2011 at Greene Point Healthcare and Rehab. A native of Greene County, Mrs. Sherrer was born October 27, 1913, the daughter of the late Grover Cleveland Davis and Ella May O''Neal Davis. As a child she grew up and attended school in Siloam. She was a knitter for Union Manufacturing in Union Point. As long as health permitted she was an active and the oldest living member of Bethesda Baptist Church. Her family and church were very important in her life and she was a wonderful mother and grandmother.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Woody Hinton Sherrer in January of 1990; a granddaughter, Barbara Haralson; and all of her siblings. She is survived by a daughter, Vivian Swann and husband Billy of Union Point, GA; a son, Neal Sherrer and wife Cary of Jonesboro, GA; grandchildren, Tommy Swann and wife Marsha, Tammy Kirby and husband Scott, Lisa Thomas and husband Bill; great grandchildren, Jennifer Harwell, Holly Roland and husband Brent, Brittany Kirby, Brooke Kirby, Adam Cason and wife Ashlea, Eric Pace and Taylor Pickens; and many other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Lem Clark and Rev. Bruce Lovin officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Greg Thompson, Greg Brown, Gene Lindsey, Scott Kirby, Tony Fowler and Franklin Combs. Honorary pallbearers are Harold Finch, Mary Pittman and Beth Brown. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday night at Callaway Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to Bethesda Baptist Church, c/o Jerry Lunceford, 1920 Hwy 77 N, Union Point, Ga 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.callawayfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Meg Marshall
   Posted Mon December 05, 2011
So sorry to learn of Mrs. Sherrer's passing. She was a sweet lady and I enjoyed the opportunities I had to care for her. Your family is in my prayers.

Susan Meadows Higdon
   Posted Tue December 06, 2011
What a wonderful woman! She has met her Lord and her loved ones. How blessed we all are to have been a part of her family.

Susan Vaughn Spradley
   Posted Tue December 06, 2011
I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Sherrer's death. I have such fond memories of growing up next door to the Sherrers. It was a true privilege to be able to spend time with them. I am so grateful for the time that I got to visit with her recently. She will not be forgotten and will hold a very special place in my heart. All my love to the family. Susan

Tim, Marie, Cassie and Kellie Burden
   Posted Tue December 06, 2011
We were so sorry to hear about Ms. Edith. She was a wonderful lady. Heaven gained a beautiful angel. We will keep you all in our prayers.

Donna Strozier Vandiver
   Posted Tue December 06, 2011
I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Edith. She was such a sweet lady. I really enjoyed our talks at the beauty shop. I know she will be missed by your family and I will miss her too.

Phyllis Vaughn Bailey
   Posted Tue December 06, 2011
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Edith. What fond memories I have of growing up next door to the Sherrer family and being able to have supper with them whenever I visited! Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Phyllis

Betty Meeks O''Neal
   Posted Tue December 06, 2011
I am so sorry to learn of Edith's death; however, what a long life she had before going to be with our LORD. The last time I saw her was at my brother William's burial in Union Point, next to his first wife, Iris Davis Meeks. I have known Edith and the Davis Family for many years, although it has been years since I have seen any of them. My brother, William (Bill) Meeks, was married to Iris Davis Meeks until her death in the late 1970s. I lived with them in Union Point and attended school there for about a year. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with all of the family. I think about you often. Betty Meeks O'Neal

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Wed December 07, 2011
You are in our thoughts and prayers Brenda Lindsey & Family

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Wed December 07, 2011
Mrs. Edith was a wonderful lady and she always had a smile on her face. may God wrap His loving arms around each of you and give you comfort and peace.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Wed December 07, 2011
We are thinking of you and praying for you during this difficult time. She was such a sweet lady and will be missed.