Sheri Norris Jones, age 57, of 1212 US Highway 321, Sugar Grove, passed away Tuesday, August 5, 2014.

Sheri was born September 2, 1956 in Watauga County, a daughter of Reverend Quincy Norris and the late Bobbie Joy Norris. She was a retired 3rd grade school teacher at Bethel Elementary School where she shared her love of reading to her students. Sheri was a member of Flat Springs Baptist Church. She was a beloved wife and mother, as well as "Nana" to her three greatest joys.

In addition to her parents, Sheri is survived by her husband, Elmer Jones of the home; one daughter, Jennifer Lawrence and husband Reverend Daniel Lawrence of Sugar Grove; two granddaughters, Kara Joy Lawrence and Charlotte Lawrence, both of Sugar Grove; one grandson, Parker Lawrence of Sugar Grove, and one brother, Gary Norris of Sugar Grove. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Sheri Norris Jones will be conducted Saturday afternoon, August 9, 2014, at 2:00 o'clock, at Beech Valley Baptist Church. The body will lie in state, at the church, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend Bryan Miller and Reverend Chad Cole. Burial will follow in Flat Springs Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the church, prior to the service. At other times, friends may call at the residence, 1212 US Highway 321 North, Sugar Grove.

Online condolences may be sent to the Jones family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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