Cedaredge resident, Karri Louise Sherrill passed away Jan. 15, 2017, at her home in Cedaredge, Colo. She was 54 years old.
A celebration of life will be held in the spring.
Karri was born Oct. 5, 1962, to Jerry Keith and Eula Mae (Lyen) Jones in Gunnison, Colo. Karri spent her childhood and attended school in Cedaredge, Colo. Karri later went on to obtain her associate's degree in Architectural Drafting.
In June of 1979 Karri married David Fremont Sherrill in Delta, Colo. After the couple married they lived in the Delta County area before settling in the Albuquerque, N.M., area and were married for 23 years. To this union three children were born: Shaine Lee, Jessica Louise and Jerry Dean Sherill. Karri went to work for the Corp of Engineers for five years as an Architectural Engineer and then as a Case Worker for the State of New Mexico. Karri and her children moved back to Karri's roots in Cedaredge, Colo., in 2001 where Karri later became a Prep Cook on the opening of RJ's Steakhouse for five years.
Karri enjoyed cooking, gardening, knitting, crocheting, drawing, fishing, singing and playing the guitar. She was an outgoing person with a wonderful sense of humor. Karri loved spending time with her grandchildren and loved her pets.
Karri is survived by her parents, Jerry and Eula Jones of Cal-Nev-Ari, Nev.; two sisters Shelli (Lee) Archibald of Pioneer Town, Calif., Konni (Bob) Overturf of Cedaredge, Colo.; her children, Shaine Lee Sherrill of Albuquerque, N.M., Jessica Louise Sherrill of Cedaredge, Colo., and Jerry Dean Sherrill of Grand Junction, Colo.; five grandchildren, Jesse Croker of Cedaredge, Colo., Lisa Bateman, Darren and Joselyn of Albuquerque, N.M., and Autumn Cantun of Estancia, N.M.; and many aunts and uncles and other family members.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.