Nell Sherrill Mayer, 81, of Charlotte, North Carolina, passed away March 16, 2020. She was born in Lincoln County, NC on November 7, 1938 to the late Griffen & Margie Sherrill.
She was educated through Paw Creek and West Mecklenburg High Schools of Charlotte, NC. She accepted Christ as her Savior at an early age and became a member of the Homestead United Methodist Church now Assurance. She was employed by Bost Bakery and Charlotte Memorial Hospital now Atrium Main both in Charlotte. She loved to travel to Disney World, the beach, and even San Antonio, TX. She had Elder Sandra Ford as a home health care provider over ten years ago. Loving the special care she received from Sandra, she fell in love and became an honorary member of the Greater St. James United Church of God under the leadership of Dr. Annie Mae Massey, Sandra’s mother. She adored Pastor Massey and the Men’s Choir and fellowshipped as often as her health permitted.
After meeting the love of her life, she was married to Charles E. Mayer who preceded her in death along with her parents, Griffen & Margie Sherrill, and a brother, Roger Sherrill.
She leaves to cherish memories of a life well spent serving others: her son; Anthony Lee (Chantell) Mayer of Oxford, NC. Her daughter; Lisa (Todd) Ritch of Denver, NC. One Grandson, Houston Mayer. Two special granddaughters: Jennifer Martin (Brandon Smith) of Newton, NC and Erica Tillman of Chapel Hill, NC. One great-grandson, Charles Parker Smith of Newton, NC.
Funeral services will be held privately by the family.
In lieu of floral arrangements the family request that donations be made to the Greater St. James United Church of God Building Fund, P.O.Box 790271, Charlotte, NC 28206.
Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home, Huntersville, is caring for the Mayer family. Online condolences and memories may be shared at kepnerfh.com