Age: 55 Address: Mars Hill, NC Date of Death: Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service.
Details: Sherry Yvonne Peterson Troxell, age 55, of Mars Hill, passed away on Wednesday, June 19th, 2013 at her home. A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of Brenda Sue Peterson of Burnsville and the late Fred Peterson. She was also preceded in death by her father-in-law, Joseph Troxell. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and daughter who loved gardening, sewing and art.
Surviving in addition to her mother is her loving husband, Christopher Raymond Troxell; mother-in-law, Delores Hensley of Florida; son, Christopher Jason Troxell and wife, Tasha of Burnsville; daughter, Alecia Beth Sams and husband, Jeremy, of Mars Hill; brother, Timothy Kent Peterson of Burnsville and sister, Jamie Gail Peterson of Georgia; three grandchildren: Gabriel Maxwell Troxell of Georgia, Anton Xavier Troxell of Burnsville and Elizabeth “Izzy” Sams of Mars Hill.
A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m. on Friday, June 21st in the Troxell Cemetery on White Oak Creek Road. Revs. David Gillespie, Stanley “Cotton” Hopson and Derwin Barnett, Sr. will officiate. Pallbearers will be: Brian Brewer, Jeremy Sams, Derwin Barnett, Jr., James DeStio, Michael Honeycutt and T.J. Good. Family and friends are asked to meet by 3:15pm at the old Taylor Togs building in Micaville to go in procession to the cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made in Sherry’s memory to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation National Headquarters Donations at 6520 North Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309-2130 or to any MS Society of one’s choice.