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Rev. Jim Sheets

December 6, 1932 ~ March 14, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old


Rev. Jim Sheets, 90 of High Point, passed away on March 14th, 2023 at Westchester Manor.

Rev. Sheets was born on December 6th, 1932 in Lawndale, California to the late John Grove and Anna Mary Brandt Sheets. Rev. Sheets studied at Pilgrim College, El Monte, California, George Fox College, Newberg, Oregon, Phieffer College, Mishenheimer, North Carolina and Southern Pilgrim College, Kernersville, North Carolina. He served pastorates in El Monte, CA, Aurora, OR, High Point (NC) First Wesleyan Church, Troy (NC) First Wesleyan, Christ Wesleyan, Greensboro, Browers Wesleyan, Asheboro, Port Huron, Michigan-First Wesleyan Church. He and his wife Aletha, then traveled extensively for 8 years in sacred concerts, camp meetings and revivals. He returned to pastoral appointments at Calvary Wesleyan Church, Greensboro and Covington Memorial Wesleyan Church in Reidsville, NC.

He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Aletha Story Sheets; son, Paul Kenneth Sheets; daughter Judith Anne Davis and husband, Kenneth, daughter-in-law, Bea Sheets; sisters, Ruth Yanes and Barbara O’Loughlin; seven grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, David Leon Sheets; daughter-in-law, Sally Sheets; grand-daughter, Stacia Sheets.

Funeral services were held at three o’clock on Sunday, March 19th, 2023 in Troy First Wesleyan Church, 1368 NC-Hwy 134, Troy, North Carolina 27371. Rev. Stevan Sheets and Rev. Paul Sheets will officiate. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family received friends Saturday evening from six until eight o’clock in the funeral home.

Condolences may be shared with the family on Rev. Sheets’ tribute page at

Virtual Celebration of Life Service & Reception
April 8, 2023
7:00 PM EDT

Please register at:

Cumby Family Funeral Service, 1015 Eastchester Drive, High Point, North Carolina is serving the Sheets family.

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March 18, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cumby Family Funeral Service - High Point
1015 Eastchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262

Funeral Service
March 19, 2023

3:00 PM
Troy First Wesleyan Church
1368 NC-Hwy 134
Troy, NC 27371

Virtual Celebration of Life Service
April 8, 2023

7:00 PM


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