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“Uncle Lloyd was a fine man. I always looked up to him as so many did. Aunt Lou kept us all straight as we all grew up together on the river. Going on...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Sturgill - Abingdon, VA

“Many great memories of my childhood are with this family. Lots of family gatherings down by the river, playing softball and kickball, summer backyard...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Becky Tuell - Greensboro, NC

“Your Dad was a solid source of blessing and encouragement to me for many years! I will always remember and appreciate him. His renewed smile is...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Mike Sage - Atkins, VA - Friend

“To all of the Sheets Family, I am keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers. Bro. Lloyd has been a great friend to all of the John Henry Martin...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Shirley Owens - VA

“I love you all and am blessed to have shared his last few months with Lloyd!!! I will miss him dearly!! My prayer is that you all receive comfort...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Tammy DeBord - Marion, VA

“To the Sheet's family, so sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. He was a goodperson. He was so good to come see our Mother when she was sick. Wepray...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Marvlin & Louise Leslie - Marion, VA

“My sympathy and prayers ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Helen Heffinger Heffinger - VA

“Our condolences are with this wonderful family. Thinking and praying for you during this difficult time in your lives. Eddie and Vickie Stamper ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Vickie Stamper - Chilhowie, VA

“Mark your dad was a kind man of God. I remember when you all lost your house to fire, and everything burned but the Preachers Bible. That tells me...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Chris Shumate - Chilhowie, VA

“Leila I am praying for you and your precious family. I wish that I could be there to live and support you as you did for my family when we lost our...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Donna Vaughan - Indianapolis, IN

“I am so sorry for your loss. Rev. Sheets was such a genuine and kind man. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Vickie Morris - Chilhowie, VA

“We are so sorry to hear of Lloyd's passing. He was always to special to our family. He was always there when needed. Such a kind and gentle man. ...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Lenora & Tom Brown - Chilhowie, VA

“A wonderful person & a wonderful friend! Lloyd & Ann Lou raised a wonderful family & anyone could see the love they all had for each other. Lloyd...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Carl & Alma Jean Pennington - VA

“My deepest sympathy to the family. Lloyd will be missed so much. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Debbie Legg - Abingdon, VA

“So sorry for your loss prayers going up ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Pat Mcclure - Bristol, VA

“Sorry to learn of your loss. The Gray family have you in our thoughts and prayers. ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: JIM GRAY - Thompsons Station, TN

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family. What a good and kind man he was. He devoted his life to the Lord and made such an impression...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Vicky & Weaver Cole - Chilhowie, VA

“My Husband has been friends with Lloyd as small boys. Also these four Lloyd. William, Verne, & D. I. were very close. I have know him from the time ...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Erma Blevins - Chilhowie, VA


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Reverend Lloyd Lee Sheets, 83, former pastor of Grosses Creek Baptist Church in Chilhowie, Virginia, went to be with the Lord on January 13, 2020. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 47 years, Anna Lou Tuell Sheets.
He is the brother of Kecil (Janice) Sheets, Avery (Linda) Sheets, the Late Bradley (Alice) Sheets, Polly (Sydney) Barr, and Roger (late "Sis") Sheets.
He is survived by his children Jim and Robbie Sheets, James and Leila White, Jerry and Mary Beth Sheets, Randy and Jennifer Sheets, and Mark and Steffany Sheets. His fourteen grandchildren Ashley Marie Guy Allison, Adam Joseph Guy, Ryan James Sheets, Kayla Beth Bragg, Jacob Robert Sheets, Ty David Sheets, Christian Randall Sheets, Allie Mackenzie Sheets, Hannah Ruth Sheets Elliott, Caleb Joshua Sheets, Conner Lee Sheets, Bailey Brooke Sheets, Cameron Neal Sheets, and Cayden Tyrone Sheets. His eight Great Grandchildren James Reginald (Jackson) Allison, Spence Jacob, Cole David, and Miles Henry Bragg, Walker Randall, Eriss Wynter, Hadley Dawn, and Ezra Clark Sheets.
He proudly served his country as a member of the United States Navy, and in addition to serving as pastor of Grosses Creek Baptist Church he was employed Brunswick Corporation for over 40 years in various leadership roles.
He dedicated his life to serving others and was a founding member of Smyth County Bible for Children, Inc. For those wishing to make a donation to this outreach organization in Lloyd's honor, please send to the attention of Millie Bourke, 269 Fairfield Lane, Marion, VA 24354.
For all his accomplishments, those mentioned here and so many left unmentioned, his greatest impact came in the genuine love and empathy he had for those in his life. His supreme gift was having been simply a kind and benevolent man. He was immensely loved and will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be conducted 7 PM Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Grosses Creek Baptist Church with Rev. George Jessee and Rev. Scott Spence officiating. Graveside services will be conducted 11 AM Saturday, January 18 in the Grosses Creek Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 4-7pm on Friday prior to the funeral service at the church. Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons. Condolences can be made to the family online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie is serving the Sheets Family.