She was born February 17, 1930 in Bristol, Va., a daughter of the late Lester and Gladis Wright McMurray. Louise was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church where she was a choir member and taught Sunday School. Louise and her daughter ran the day care at Johnson City Baptist Temple for 10 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Charles J. “Sonny” Sherfey Jr.; and son-in-law, Terry D. Street.
She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, Dr. Charles J. Sherfey Sr.; children, Pat Presnell and husband Larry, David A. Sherfey and wife Diana, Linda D. Street, Debbie S. Nidiffer and husband Mike, Lynn D. Sherfey and wife Susan, Teresa G. Fink and husband Pete; twenty-three grandchildren; twenty-one great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Thursday, December 7, 2017 at Trinity Baptist Church with her husband, Dr. Charles J. Sherfey Sr., Dr. Gene Lesley and Rev. Matthew Boon officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. The entombment will be held 11 a.m. Friday at East Tennessee Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Louise’s memory may be made to Trinity Baptist Church, 220 Old Airport Rd, Bristol, VA, 24201.
Online condolences may be registered at www.weaverfuneralhome.net . Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.