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In Memory of

Earlene Sigmon Drum

November 28, 1919 - November 22, 2016

Obituary


Mrs. Earlene Sigmon Drum, age 97, of Catawba, NC, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrills Ford, NC.

Born November 28, 1919, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Early Alexander Sigmon and Lola Rena Gabriel Sigmon. Earlene was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women and was a current member of Center United Methodist Church in Catawba, NC. Earlene was a homemaker and was known as an expert seamstress. As the wife of a "Career Navy Man", she...

Mrs. Earlene Sigmon Drum, age 97, of Catawba, NC, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at Catawba Regional Hospice in Sherrills Ford, NC.

Born November 28, 1919, in Catawba County, she was the daughter of the late Early Alexander Sigmon and Lola Rena Gabriel Sigmon. Earlene was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church and United Methodist Women and was a current member of Center United Methodist Church in Catawba, NC. Earlene was a homemaker and was known as an expert seamstress. As the wife of a "Career Navy Man", she and her daughter Carol enjoyed traveling and seeing many beautiful places around the country. Earlene was a loving wife, mother and dedicated friend to all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Hayes Edward Drum; sisters, Virginia Sigmon, Frances S. Abernethy and Betty S. Sherrill; and brother, Eugene "Bud" Sigmon.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol Ann Drum of Catawba, NC; sister-in-law, Glenna D. Sherrill of Newton, NC; brothers-in-law, Max Sherrill of Catawba, NC, and Tony Drum and wife Karen of Stanley, NC; numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

A service of remembrance will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 26, 2016, at Center United Methodist Church with Rev. John Love officiating. The burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church prior to the service from 1:00 - 2:45 PM on Saturday.

Serving as pallbearers will be: Eric Sherrill, Ronnie Abernethy, Dexter Warren, Wayne Williamson, Gary York and Kenny Monroe.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to: Center United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 4945 Sherrills Ford Rd., Catawba, NC, 28609 or Catawba Regional Hospice, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC, 28658.