Aug. 17, 1943 - Aug. 13, 2011
Sharon "Sherrie" JoAnne Herndon of Milton-Freewater passed away Aug. 13, 2011, at her home at the age of 67 years. A potluck gathering for family and friends will be held on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011, at 2 p.m. at the Athena City Park. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in memory of Sherrie Herndon to the Providence St. Mary Cancer Center Special Needs Fund. Munselle-Rhodes Funeral Home, 902 S. Main, Milton-Freewater, is in charge of the arrangements.
Sherrie J. Herndon was born on Aug. 17, 1943, the daughter of Dale and Tina (DeBoer) Monahan in Compton, Calif. Sherrie attended school in California and at the age of 13 moved with her family to Seattle,
where she graduated from Rainer High School. She attended Washington State University and later attended a business college. Sherrie married Bill Herndon on March 8, 1981, in Milton-Freewater and worked at Smith Frozen Foods for 17 years. Sherrie enjoyed flowers, plants, road trips, the ocean, her pets and most of all her family and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Bill of Milton-Freewater; children, Sue Rohm of Portland, Ore., Jeff Reid of Weston, and Matt Reid of North Bend, Ore.; seven grandchildren; one brother and one sister and other relatives and friends. Her parents preceded her in death.