Norma Jean Shearin
Norma Jean Shearin
  • February 8, 1940 - February 5, 2017
  • Virginia

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Norma Jean Shearin, 76, of Harrisonburg passed away from complications of Alzheimer's, on Sunday, February 5, 2017 at Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community, where she resided.

She was born in Granville County, NC on February 8, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Harry Thomas and Rosa Leigh Woodlief Wilkerson.

On November 12, 1958 she married, David Shearin, who preceded her in death on October 26, 2009. They had been married for fifty years.

She is survived by her daughters, Terry Grogg and husband, Rick, and Susan Shearin; her grandchildren, David, Jacob, Daniel and his wife, Megan and Courtney Fazzio; a sister, Betty Gentry; a brother, Harry Wilkerson and wife Jeanie; four nieces and one nephew.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Autry Gentry.

The family would like to thank the Elm staff at VMRC, for their loving care and emotional support during this difficult journey.

A private graveside service will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made in her honor to to fight for a cure for Alzheimer's.

Lindsey Funeral home in Harrisonburg is handling arrangements and condolences may be sent to the family by visiting