|Birth: ||Jul. 16, 1960|
|Death: ||Feb. 20, 2008|
Daughter of Herbert T. & Patricia Forsythe
Wife of Mark Davis
Mother of sons Blake & Brian Fisher, Britton Davis & daughter, Madison Davis.
"We each carry a cross and that suffering is relative to the individual who is suffering. You can see my cross because it is physical, it is cancer, but I can not see yours. Your cross is heavy, just as heavy as mine and I am called and you are called to be Simon to each other, we are called to love and to pray for each other and to help each other carry the cross. And He takes this beautiful gift and something mystical begins to happen, an abundance of grace begins to flow. I have seen this and He is showing me the joy in the cross." (October 1, 2007) These words of Sherri were just as evident in her last few days, as they were in Sherri's everyday life. On Wednesday, February 20, 2008, God lifted this heavy cross from Sherri and brought her home where she will forever enjoy the promises of Christ. Faith and family are the two words that best described Sherri. Sherri truly lived her faith, and by her example, brought many closer to Jesus. Sherri had complete trust in God, and in His will, and she understood well her purpose here on earth. There was no one more passionate about her faith than Sherri, and she daily lived in truth and gladly shared her faith with both friends and strangers. Sherri's love and devotion to the Most Blessed Mother was unceasing and Sherri brought many closer to Jesus through this devotion. Sherri's love and support for Catholic vocations was so very dear to her, and she cherished the close friendships she was blessed to have with many, many priests and her loving Bishop. Sherri's illness brought much pain and suffering, but never did she complain. Instead, she lived this time with great joy, peace, and hope, and she offered up her suffering for the prayers and intentions of others. Sherri would not allow her suffering to stand in the way of helping others, and she could often be seen ministering to others in need, even during those times of Sherri's intense suffering. Sherri did not seek her reward here on earth, but she has undoubtedly now received it in Heaven. By her example, and because of her constant prayer life, Sherri's family received the abundant graces of her faith and it is this legacy that was most important to Sherri. Faith, and a devotion and trust in prayer were the two gifts that Sherri blessed her family with everyday, and the most precious gifts that she left for her family to enjoy forever. Her family witnessed many miracles, and these miracles from God came in response to Sherri and her family's fervent prayers. We are all saddened to see Sherri go, but we all know that she is very busy right now in heaven, taking on many projects as she did here on earth. Please honor Sherri with your prayers, and by helping some stranger who crosses your path, who is less fortunate than you. She is survived by her husband, Mark Davis and daughter, Madison Davis; sons, Britton Davis, Brian Fisher and wife, Melissa and Blake Fisher; grandchildren, Hannah Fisher, Justin Fisher, Julianne Lemons and numerous other family members. She was preceded in death by her parents. The family would like to thank Dr. Kenny Perret, Dr. Jerry Fain, all the staff and nurses at Seton Medical Center, and Hospice-Austin for their genuine and compassionate care during Sherri's illness. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, February 22, 2008 at Cook-Walden Funeral Home, Lamar location with Reverend Justin Udomah reciting. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 23, 2008 at St. Mary Cathedral with The Most Reverend Gregory Aymond, Bishop of the Diocese of Austin as the celebrant. Interment to follow at Cook-Walden Forest Oaks Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Hope Community, 24 Cathedral Place, #307, St. Augustine, FL. 32084. Contributions may also be made by visiting the website at: www.hopereborn.org Personal memories may be shared at www.mem.com
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Name: Sheryl Diane Forsythe
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 22 Feb 1979
Event Place: Escambia, Florida, United States
Certificate Number: 008265
"Florida, Marriage Index, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VJ3M-RQ9 : accessed 26 May 2013), and Sheryl Diane Forsythe, 1979.
Herbert Theodore Forsythe (1924 - 1971)
Cook Walden-Forest Oaks Memorial Park
Created by: SC Forsyth
Record added: Jul 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 73477802
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