Mary Lee Cox Shermer
She was born on June 2, 1942 to Dennis Cox and Mamie Russell of Craigsville, W.Va. She was a veteran of the US Army. She loved bird watching from the front porch of the family home.
Mrs. Shermer is preceded in death by: her parents; 8 brothers; and a sister.
Survivors: her husband, Thomas D. Shermer; 3 children, Cameron Bell and husband Ray, Casendra Woodward and husband Shane, David Shermer and wife Amanda; 6 grandchildren, Amanda Bell, Raymond Bell, Megan Shermer, Colin Shermer, Ben Shermer, Mary Erin Woodard; a sister, Florence Culver; and a brother, Hewie Cox.
Mrs. Shermer never liked being the center of attention and per her wishes there will be no services. She wishes to spend eternity in the mountains, so her ashes will be spread along her favorite spot on the Blue Ridge Parkway at a later date.
Memorials: St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or the Second Harvest Food Bank, 3655 Reed St., Winston-Salem, 27107. O