Sherry Lynn Mitchell Jackson

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Obituary

Sherry Jackson passed away suddenly while on vacation in Bonaire on June 1, 2017 at the age of 65.
She was born Sherry Mitchell on November 18th, 1951 in Woodriver, IL. She grew up in Peabody, MA with her sister Aleta and later attended Bridgewater State University where she met her husband, Larry. Together they raised a family and taught elementary school in Germany for the Department of Defense for over 30 years. Sherry was a creative writer, photographer and travel enthusiast. She enjoyed theater, food, wine, karaoke and staying active. At 59 she was diagnosed with Leukemia and beat it. She loved life and laughed her way through it.
Sherry was a devoted wife, parent, sister, daughter, relative and friend to those fortunate enough to have her in their lives. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Larry Jackson; son, Mitchell Jackson; daughter, Karen Jackson; sister, Aleta Morriss; grandchildren, Diego, Sean, Noah and Annelise; mother, Virginia Mitchell, and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws. She is preceded in death by her father, Charles A. Mitchell.
A memorial will be held at Sauls Funeral home on Friday, June 16th. Visitation is from 4pm-5pm and service will be from 5pm-6pm. We will have a celebration of her life at Hidden Cypress in Sun City, Bluffton from 6:30pm-9pm.
Contributions in memory of Sherry can be made to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at https://donate.lls.org/.