Sherry Douglas Alston, was born January 30, 1961, to Marva Austin and the Doug Alston. He was the third child of six children. Sherry departed this life on August 2, 2019 at Reid Heart Center, Pinehurst, NC. Sherry was born & raised in Moore County, NC.
Sherry was a member of Bear Creek Congregational Church, in Robbins, NC. He served as the Chairman of the Trustee Board and was a member of the #2 Adult Sunday School Class. Both of which he served Faithfully. He was a devoted Father, Son, Brother, and Uncle. He loved his Family very much and cherished Family time whenever it was available.
Sherry was a man of few words but when he did speak, he was definitely on point in a conversation. Known to many as "Sherwood", or Wood, and he would answer to either one. Sherry was a avid outdoors man...you could ride by his home in Carthage and see him waving at every car that came by. He would have a smile on his face and his laughter was priceless. Sherry loved to hunt and fish. He was an all-around guy when it came to sports. He played on the Blue Jays baseball team of which he was a pitcher. His favorite teams were the Yankees, North Carolina Tarheels, & Pittsburgh Steelers...which he would say that BIG-BEN was the MAN! He also loved Racing...Dale Earnhardt was his favorite driver. He will truly be missed.
Proceeding him in death were his brothers...Jackie Thompson, & Harry Alston, & sister Virginia Frye.
He leaves to cherish his memories his mother Marva Austin of the home. A daughter Simone Alston, and a son Douglas Alston both of Asheboro, NC. One granddaughter Kyasia Alston, of Asheboro, NC. Two sisters, Cordelia Thompson, of Asheboro, NC and Faye Dial, of Robbins, NC; two brothers, Rev Andre Alston (Anna), of Seven-Lakes, NC and Larry Alston, of High Point, NC; ten great-nephews; four uncles and aunts, and many more relatives and friends.