First Posted: 8/20/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mrs. Bett Sherrill, 76, of Mount Airy and Myrtle Beach, S.C., passed away on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009. Mrs. Sherrill was born April 2, 1933, in Wichita, Kan., to Ben and Lorene Smith Gill. Mrs. Sherrill was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Murray Sherrill, retired Air Force. Mrs. Sherrill is survived by two daughters, Debra Parris and husband Mark of Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Laura Stem and Steve Goolsby of DeSota, Texas. Also surviving Mrs. Sherrill is a long-time friend, Dorsey Cole Hanger. Mrs. Sherrill leaves seven grandchildren, Payton, Rachel, Scott, Jeff, Matthew, Madison and Kate. In addition, Mrs. Sherrill leaves three great-grandaughters, Azia, Taylor and Kensey. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please make charitable donations to the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27103.