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Foy Mae Keeton Shearin


Foy Mae Keeton Shearin, 86, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at Granville Medical Center.

A native of Mecklenburg County, VA., she was the daughter of the late James Henry Keeton and Carrie Inez Tillotson. She was a member of Marrows Chapel United Methodist Church and retired from Burlington Mills in Clarksville, VA.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Marrows Chapel United Methodist Church by Pastor Diana Bobbitt and Rev. John Yount. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.

Surviving are two sons; Jesse James Shearin of Bullock and Harvey Wayne Shearin (Patricia) of Oxford, three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, three sisters; Janet Cash of Stovall, Joan Newton of Bullock and Judy Sue Priode of Gray Rock, and a brother; Marvin “Peter” Keeton of Townsville. She was preceded in death by her husband; Jessie Lee Shearin Jr.

Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mr. Marshall Tingen, 9034 McDuffie Road, Oxford NC 27565.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 12:30-1:45 PM in the fellowship hall of Marrows Chapel United Methodist Church and at other times at the home.


  • Deborah Taylor Bullock Posted March 18, 2020 8:40 pm

    I would love to give my condolences to the family of Mrs. Foy Mae. I met her years ago through her precious daughter in law , Patricia. May she rest in peace and fly with the angels in heaven. Harvey and Jessie stay focused and keep her memories in and ahead of everything. Remember, Mom always knows best!!!

  • Brenda Brogden Posted March 19, 2020 12:43 am

    I am so sorry to hear about Foy Mae. She was always so very special. Always cherish those precious sweet memories of your Mom. She had a smile that would brightened any room. Keeping the entire family in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Amy, Travis and Anna Sizemore Posted March 19, 2020 1:26 am

    We are so sorry for your loss. Foy Mae was a special person. We pray for peace and comfort during this difficult time. Love you all

  • Bonnie Cottrell Watson Posted March 20, 2020 5:51 pm

    Many heartfelt thoughts and prayers for you all during this sad time.

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