Vinita Cherry

Vinita Lee Cherry

Sunday, May 27th, 1956 - Friday, March 19th, 2021
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John 11:25-26 " Jesus said unto her, " I am the resurrection, and the life:he that believeth in me...

Ms. Vinita Lee Cherry, was born in Iredell County on May 27, 1956, and was the daughter of the late Edward Cherry and Omie Lee Allison Cherry. She departed this life on Friday, March 19, 2021, at Accordius Health at Concord following an extended illness.
She attended High School and prior to her illness, she was a spinner at Cannon Mills and also worked at Philip Morris as a Supervisor with the Clean Up Crew. She was a member of Mt. Moriah Holiness Church in Mooresville. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, James Cherry, Edward Cherry, Kelly Cherry, Herman Cherry, Heman Cherry, Calvin Cherry, Verlon Cherry, Steven Cherry, Charlie Strugis and Rosaletha Cherry.

She leaves to cherish the memory of her life one son, Christopher McKinnon of Concord; three siblings, Gwinlynn Cherry and Shelia Yvonne Cherry, both of Kannapolis, and Michael Cherry of Smithfield; her aunt, Etta Mae Sholts of Maryland; an uncle,Howard Allison of Maryland; grandchildren, Destinee, D’Marion, Dakarius and Da’Nyce McKinnon; a host of nieces and nephews, Minister Wanda Shaw of Kannapolis, Brittany Cherry of Newton, Brittany Powell of Lincolnton, Rashad Cannon and Calvin Shaw, Jr., both of Kannapolis; a special cousin, Gloria “Bonnie” (Cotton) Sharpe; other relatives and dear friends.

Celebration of Life Services will be conducted Saturday, March 27, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home. Evangelist Gloria Sharpe will officiate and Bishop Terry Cherry will eulogize.

Visit the Book of Memories for Ms. Cherry at Rutledge and Bigham Funeral Home is serving the Cherry Family.

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    Saturday, March 27th, 2021 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, March 27th, 2021 2:00pm
    Rutledge and Bigham Mortuary
    603 South Center Street
    Statesville, NC 28677
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Sarah Carr

Posted at 03:33pm
The special prayer is for Chris McKinnon, computers error says “Christ”

Cousin Sarah Carr

Posted at 02:45pm
To the immediate family: know that to be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord
A special prayer to Christ;
May the Lord Bless you and keep you, may His face shine upon you and be gracious to you and give you His peace.
From your mother’s first cousin,
Sarah Carr (704) 507-6048

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