Margie Pleasants Shearon, 82, of Wake Forest, died Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at her home. She was born in Franklin County, the daughter of the late Hazel and Elmo Pleasants, and was a member of New Light Church of God.
Mrs. Shearon was a retired bookkeeper for Rural Plumbing and Heating, where she worked for over 30 years.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at New Light Church of God with the Rev. Robbin Taylor and the Rev. Rodney Harp officiating. Burial was in Woodland Baptist Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Shearon is survived by her children, Brenda Davis of Louisburg, Wayne Shearon and wife, Barbara, of Wake Forest, and Danny Shearon of Youngsville; five grandchildren, Chris Davis and Michael Shearon of Wake Forest, Jeremy Shearon and wife, Amanda, and Marie Hamilton and husband, Chris, of Beaufort, S.C., and Tony Shearon and wife, Tara, of Wake Forest; 10 great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded by her husband of 63 years, James Vernon “Dunk” Shearon; by her sister, Rebecca Allen and by her daughter-in-law, Susan Shearon.
Pallbearers were Michael Shearon, Chris Davis, Tony Shearon, Timmy Shearon, and Roy Bailey.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Light Church of God, 4529 Purnell Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587.
Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Wake Forest handled arrangements.