WELDON Janis "Jan" Elaine Sherrill Ghairi, 70, of Weldon, formerly of Concord and Charlotte, passed away unexpectedly at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh during open heart surgery Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. Jan was born Oct. 11, 1948, the daughter of the late James Roland and Margie Cauble Sherrill. She grew up in Concord, graduating from Concord High School in 1966 and she spent many happy times at the family cabin on Lake Tillery. Jan loved gardening and anything to do with flowers and plants. She also loved ancestry and researched the Sherrill, Cauble and Shoe family trees extensively. She is survived by her husband, Hadi Ghairi of Charlotte; children, Andy McIntyre of Wesley Chapel and wife, Michelle, Anisa Radman of Raleigh and husband, Yahya, and Kenon Ghairi of Charlotte. She is also survived by two grandchildren, Nora and Ayla Radman. Her surviving siblings are her brother, Ronnie Sherrill of Surfside Beach and wife, Beverly; sister, Bobbie Swaim of Yadkinville and husband, Micky; and brother, Wesley Sherrill of Norwood and wife, Kathy. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Tarak Ghairi; and her beloved Golden Retriever fur companion, Mattie. A graveside service was held Friday, Aug. 9, at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Matthews. Janis requested that any donations in her memory be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. The family wishes to thank everyone for their kind words of sympathy, encouragement and love.