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Shawn Medford Surrett

November 3, 1965 — May 11, 2023

Haywood

Shawn Medford Surrett

Waynesville, Shawn Medford Surrett, 57, passed away on Thursday, May 11, 2023 at her home. 

 

A native of Haywood County, she was the daughter of the late Carol Liner Medford.  In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by two sons, Joseph Benjamin and James Tyler Surrett; paternal grandparents, Ben and Thelma Medford; and maternal grandmother, Jane Liner.  Shawn enjoyed flowers, spending time on her porch while listening to rock and roll music, going to the movies and the rod runs with Justin, and attending concerts with her sister, Pam.  She loved spending time with her son, Justin and granddaughter Carmella, looking for new places and adventures.  Her grandchildren, nieces and nephews were her greatest joy.

 

Shawn is survived by her father, J. R. Medford; two sons, Justin and Colton Surrett; sister, Pam Medford Schilling (Rick Oswald); four grandchildren, Carmella, Abel, Jasper, and Charley Surrett and several nieces and nephews. 

 

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 18, 2023 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Chaplin Patrick Davis officiating.  Burial will follow at Center Pigeon Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 pm until service time at the funeral home.

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105, or Shriners Hospital for Children, 950 West Farris Road, Greenville, SC  29605.   https://donate.lovetotherescue.org/give/119312/#!/donation/checkout?utm_source=shrinerschildrens&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=donateheader&utm_campaign=shrinerschildrens&c_src=shrinerschildrens&c_src2=header

 

The care of Ms. Surrett has been entrusted to Wells Funeral Home of Waynesville and an online memorial register is available at "Obituaries" at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, May 18, 2023

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville

296 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home

296 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786

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Burial

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Center Pigeon Baptist Church Cemetery

224 Center Pigeon Rd, Canton, NC 28716

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