Shelba Jean Church, age 82, of Wilkesboro, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Forsyth Medical Center.

She was born February 20, 1937 in Wilkes County to Cecil Lee and Mildred Marie Whittington Church. Mrs. Church was a member of Lewis Fork Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Rex Lee Church and Cecil Ralph Church.

Surviving are her husband, Loyde Church; son, Tim Church and spouse Courtney of Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Madalyn Church and Alexis Church; brother, Kenneth Reece Church and spouse Sheila of Titusville, Florida; sister, Violet Marie Foster, Carol McNeil of Wilkesboro.

Funeral service will be held 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Lewis Fork Baptist Church with Pastor Dwayne Andrews and Rev. Sherrill Wellborn officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Lewis Fork Baptist Church from 2:00 until 3:00 on Tuesday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted. The family has requested no food, please.

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