Sherry Lynn Purser, 74, passed away Sunday April 16th, 2023. The family will receive friends at Jefferson Memorial funeral home in Trussville on Monday, April 24, 2023 from 11am to Noon in the Chapel. Burial will follow in the Gardens.
Sherry is survived by her husband of 52 years Ronald (Ronnie) Purser; daughters Wendy Purser and Misty Latting (Jonathan) and son Chris Purser (Lu); four grandchildren Gemma, Grey, Penelope & Adelyne.
Sherry is preceded in death by her brother Byron E. York, Jr. and parents Edna Joyce & Byron E. York, Sr.
Sherry was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1948 and grew up in East Lake. She was a graduate of Woodlawn high school and subsequently graduated from the University of Montevallo with a degree in elementary education. Sherry married Ronald (Ronnie) in 1971 after which they moved to Springville AL. It was there she began teaching special education at Springville school. After starting their family she then became a devoted stay-at-home wife & mother.
She was very artistic and enjoyed hobbies such as drawing, ceramics and sewing. She was an avid animal lover with a kind and thoughtful soul. She met her husband through square dancing to which they were both involved in for over 50 years. Through dancing, she and dad made many wonderful friends over the years who became like our own family.