WILMINGTON — Sherry Powell Weaver, 66, died Friday, May 24, 2019, after a short illness. She was born Dec. 7, 1952, in Wilmington and grew up in Magnolia.
Sherry graduated from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a degree in social work.
Sherry was a faithful member of First Presbyterian Church for over 30 years, where she served as Presbyterian women moderator, deacon, elder and in many other capacities. Sherry was also a member of the Cape Fear Garden Club for 17 years. She was employed at Protocol for 17 years and worked part time at her husband’s optometry practice.
Sherry was preceded in death by her parents, James Alvin Powell and Lela Powell.
Sherry is survived by her husband, Dr. Edward Weaver; son, Matthew Stokley, and his fiancée, Anne Markwith; brother “Rock” Powell; and nephews, Justin Powell, and his wife, Rachel Powell, and Ryan Powell, and his wife, Jenna Powell.
A service of witness to resurrection will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesday, May 28, at First Presbyterian Church. A reception in Gilmour Hall will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers, the family would like to suggest memorials be made to First Presbyterian Church, 125 S. 3rd St., Wilmington.
Share online condolences with the family at Andrews Mortuary & Crematory.