To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. A time to be born, and a time to die…” -Ecclesiastes 3:1-2
A TIME TO BE BORN: Sheila Ned was born January 13, 1943 to Joseph Eugene Williams and Gloria Smith in Portsmouth, Virginia. On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at her home, surrounded by her loving family, Sheila went home to be with the Lord at the age of 77 years.
A TIME TO LOVE: Sheila Ned was wed to Ivory Ned Sr. for 54 years. To this union was born 5 beautiful children.
A TIME TO BE A SERVANT: Sis. Sheila gave her life to the Lord over 40 years ago. Her service to the Lord included being a faithful Missionary. She also enjoyed serving the Lord at church in several capacities such as ushering, working in the kitchen, and altar working. She found would find any and all things for her hands to do in the house of the Lord, one that she especially enjoyed was being a nurse and caring for the people of the congregation.
A TIME OF MEMORIES: Sheila enjoyed having fun bowling with her women’s league, shopping, and doing activities with the church. Sis. Sheila loved dressing up and looking “sharp” at church with her great sense of style of clothes and shoes. When her children were young, she attended Aenon Bible College to grow in her knowledge of the Lord. The one thing she loved the most is traveling with her husband “Ned”. Her favorite song is “Jesus is Love”.
A TIME TO CHERISH: Preceded in death by her mother, Gloria Smith; sister, Mona Dickerson; son, Ivory Ned Jr.
She leaves to cherish to her memory; her loving husband, Ivory Ned Sr.; sisters, Cathy Smith, Gloria (John) Sayles; Children, Carla Singleton, Tracy Brown, Alton Ned, Sheila (Shaunte) Ned, and a host of grandchildren Jennifer, Elizabeth, Anthony Jr., Walter Josef, Andrease,,Onea,Malik,Omari,Jadon. Great Grand Tristian, Trinity, Arria, Ahdrii,
Alandre. Aunt Betty Lou Lewis, Host of cousins, nieces, Nephews sister in-laws , brother in-laws Special Friend Missionary Gailliard and Pearl Newbie of CA and abundance of friend she has grown to love over the years.