Dorothy Sykes Gay Shearon

May 23, 1920 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 97)


SPRING HOPE......Dorothy Sykes Gay Shearon, 97, went home to be with her Lord and Savior during the early morning hours of Thursday, December 28, 2017. Mrs. Shearon was born in Franklin County on May 23, 1920 to the late Thomas Wilson Gay and Lossie Lee Sykes Gay. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Lee Shearon and a brother, Thomas Wilson Gay. Mrs. Shearon was an accomplished seamstress and homemaker. She was a member of Holly Grove Baptist Church where she served as an active member, Deacon, and choir member for many years. Funeral services for Mrs. Shearon will be conducted at Holly Grove Baptist Church, 1640 Holly Road, Spring Hope, NC, Saturday December 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM. Rev. Sean Lee will conduct the service. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation with the family will follow the burial in Holly Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Shearon and her husband were parents of five surviving children: Ray Lawrence Shearon (Linda), Robert Nelson Shearon (Violet) both of Louisburg, Stephen Louis Shearon (Martha) of New Bern, David Shelton Shearon (Becky) of Knightdale, and Alice Rose Sharon Norman (Larry) of Spring Hope. She is also survived by nine grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren. She also leaves to cherish her memory, a sister, Lillie Mae Gay Terrell and her sister-in-law, Minnie Lou Gay. Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Holly Grove Baptist Church, 1640 Holly Rd., Spring Hope, NC, 27882. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Spring Hope Funeral Home Online condolences may be made to To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Dorothy Sykes Gay Shearon please visit our Sympathy Store.

Cemetery Details

Holly Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
1640 Holly Road
Spring Hope, NC, 27882


DEC 30. 2:00 PM (EST)

Holly Grove Baptist Church

1640 Holly Road

Spring Hope, NC, 27882

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