Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Dec.15 at 11 a.m. at Boone Family Funeral Home Chapel with Hospice Chaplin Virginia Peurifoy and Elder Floyd South officiating. Burial followed in Roans Creek Cemetery.
The family received friends from 9:30-11 a.m. on Wednesday, prior to the funeral service.
Mrs. Sheets was born in Ashe County on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 1933 to the late Fidel Bare and Belle Bare Kovach. She was a member of Roans Creek Primitive Baptist Church.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Willard Allen Sheets, on Nov. 16, 1998.
Mrs. Sheets is survived by four sons, Greg Sheets and wife, Kathy, of Jefferson, Jeff Sheets and wife, Tina, of Jefferson, Timmy Sheets and wife, Trina, of Jefferson and Tracy Sheets of Jefferson; a daughter, Gina Sheets of Jefferson; a brother, John Bare and wife, Marguerite, of New London, PA; a sister, Leanna Harlan and husband, Charles, of Knottingham, PA; 11 grandchildren, Ashley Sheets, Jessica Sheets, Annie Hager, Chandler Christensen, Savannah Sheets, Seth Sheets, Dylan Sheets, Theran Sheets, Josh Sheets, Jason Sheets, Bryan Sheets; two great-grandchildren, Alexa Sheets and Joce Sheets; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: High Country Healthcare Hospice, PO Box 421, Jefferson, NC 28640 or to Roans Creek Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Richard Bare, 227 NC Hwy. 88 East, Laurel Springs, NC 28644.
You may give the family your condolences at our website www.boonefuneralhome.com.
Boone Family Funeral Home of West Jefferson is in charge of these arrangements.