MURFREESBORO, NC – Sidney Thomas “S. T.” Wrenn, age 83, passed away on February 4, 2021 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC.
Mr. Wrenn was born in Person County, NC, on December 17, 1937 a son of the late Mellie Thomas and Lucille Bowen Wrenn. S. T. was a man that enjoyed working and worked a minimum of two jobs at once during his career, retiring from Easco Aluminum. After retirement S.T. started Wrenn Vacuum Cleaner Shop, working as long as his health permitted. He was an active member of Meherrin Baptist Church where he served in several capacities, including deacon. Mr. Wrenn was also active in his community, being involved in the Murfreesboro Historical Association and the Murfreesboro Watermelon Festival. He enjoyed old westerns on TV, Nascar racing, and in his younger days, hunting, and camping.
Besides his parents, “S.T.” was predeceased by a sister, Phyllis Powell, and his stepfather, Frank Moore.
Left to cherish his memory is his devoted wife, Mildred Pulliam Wrenn, three Sons, Kevin Thomas Wrenn, Sr. of Ahoskie, NC, Kenneth Wrenn and wife, Karen of Greenville, NC, Karl Wrenn and wife, Melisa of Mooresville, NC; three grandsons, Kevin Wrenn Jr. and wife, Heather of Trap, NC, Michael Wrenn and wife, Holly of Murfreesboro, NC, and Cameron Wrenn of Greenville, NC; two granddaughters, Victoria Wrenn of Columbus, NC, and Courtney Simpson and husband, Matthew of Concord, NC; two great grandsons, Blake Wrenn and Carson Wrenn of Trap, NC; a great granddaughter, Lula Wrenn of Murfreesboro, NC; a sister, Yolanda Day and husband, Frank of Roxboro, NC; a step sister, Dale Moore of Timberlake, NC; a step brother, Neil Moore of Timberlake, NC; and brother-in-law, Gordan Powell of Roxboro, NC.
Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the public is welcome to sign the guestbook and view Mr. Wrenn on Saturday, February 6, 2021, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel-Murfreesboro, NC. Face masks and social distancing will be expected.
A celebration of life service will be held on Sunday, February 7, 2021, at 2:00 pm at the Meherrin Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, NC, with Rev. John Porter, officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Again, face masks and social distancing will be expected.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to directly to Meherrin Baptist Church, 519 Meherrin Lane, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855; or online by clicking here or directly to the Murfreesboro Historical Association, Agriculture and Transportation Building, 116 E. Main Street, Murfreesboro, NC, 27855; or you may donate online by clicking here; or to a charity of one’s choice.
Garrett-Sykes Memorial Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Wrenn family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.
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I was so sorry to learn of S.T’s passing. He was such a fun loving individual. I remember the days at the 65 Swim Club when he would bring his grandchildren to swim and his children. Had some good times and he was always available for a vacuum bag or parts, one of his many talents. I know he will be missed by many and I send my prayers and love to the family.,
Our deepest sympathy for Mildred and ST’s family. He always had a smile and was such a cheerful person. Keep the good memories close to your hearts as you heal from this loss.
S.T.was a good friend of my parents.He was gentle and kind and will truly be missed. Mildred and family, you are in my prayers. God Bless You
Sending prayers for peace and comfort to all of you. Shana, Jordyn and Emily Spenner
Mildred and family, We are so sorry to hear of ST’s passing. Sending prayers for peace and comfort. Ron and Cheryl Johnson
ST was unforgettably kind, hardworking and so generous with his time and talents. He will be greatly missed in this community. My prayers go out to Mildred and the family, be comforted.
My family is deeply saddened to witness the loss of my uncle. Uncle T was a wonderful man who enjoyed all 5 of the nieces and nephews equally. As we mourn the loss of our uncle, we will always remember the good times spent with him. Our hearts go out to Aunt Pete, Kevin, Kenneth, and Karl as well as to their wives and children.
Glenn, Davis, Connor, and Camden Powell
So sorry to hear this.. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Prayers for peace and comfort.
S.T. was a wonderful, fun-loving, kind man. His community will miss him but I know you will miss him more. Rest in Peace, S.T.