Sherman Miller Maxey, 63, of Clendennin Road, Narrows, departed this life, Good Friday afternoon, April 2, 2010, at his home after a short illness. Born in Narrows on January 8, 1947 he was a son of the late Lee Calvin and Virgie Lake Sarver Maxey. He was a veteran of the U S Marine Corp; retired from Yokohoma Tire Co. in Salem, and was baptized into the fellowship of Bethel Chapel Church near his home on his confession of faith in Jesus Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Pauline Covill, and his brother Dennis Maxey.
He leaves to cherish his memory his brothers and sisters-in-law Robert and Nancy Maxey of Newport, Harold and Peggy Maxey of Maybrook, and Roger and Claudia Maxey of Hialeah, Florida; his sister Clara Smith of Goodview; his good friends and caregivers Joyce, Herman, and A D Dennis of Pearisburg; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday at 2:00 PM in Bethel Chapel Church on Clendennin Road with Pastor Eddie Kendall officiating. Burial will follow in the McClaugherty Cemetery in Clendennin. The family will receive friends at the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke from 6 to 8 PM Monday evening. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.