PEACHLAND - On Sunday, December 16, 2018, Mrs. Sherry Hager Austin, 69, was called home to be with her Lord and Savior and greeted by loved ones upon her arrival.
Funeral services will be 11:00am Friday, December 21, 2018 at Deep Springs Baptist Church in Peachland. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will greet friends from 5:00pm until 7:00pm Thursday, December 20, 2018 at Leavitt Funeral Home in Wadesboro and other times at the home.
Sherry was born September 10, 1949 in Iredell County, NC a daughter of the late Charles William Hager and the late Nancy Payne Hager. She was retired from Anson County Schools, having worked at Peachland Polkton Elementary School as a teachers assistant and later as the director of the after school program. At the time of her retirement, she had worked with the school system for more than 30 years.
She was a dedicated member of Deep Springs Baptist Church, where she shared her love for music by serving as an assistant pianist for the church.
Surviving are her children, Mark (Wendy) Dagenhart of Peachland, Matt (Tracy) Dagenhart of Statesville, Anthony (Jenna) Austin of Peachland and Robin (Tim) Lowder of Albemarle; her grandchildren, Jonathan Ross and wife, Tori, Macy Austin, Will Dagenhart, Abby Dagenhart,Sydney Austin all of Peachland, Meredith Love of Albemarle, Austin Dagenhart and Madison Dagenhart both of Statesville and her great-granddaughter, Ella Grace Love of Albemarle and her brother, Mike (Debi) Hager of Statesville.
Also surviving are her Austin family, Delores (Richard) Thomas, Marie Bagley, Hal (Linda) Austin and Marty Austin (Conway) Thomas all of Peachland and her nieces and nephews and their families.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mert Austin and her brothers-in-law, Larry Austin and Bill Bagley.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Deep Springs Baptist Church, 1908 Deep Springs Church Road, Peachland, NC 28133.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.leavittfh.com