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 Sherry Lyn <I>Benefield</I> Barnes

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Sherry Lyn Benefield Barnes

  • Birth 19 Dec 1947 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Death 20 Aug 2012 Ventura County, California, USA
  • Burial Unknown
  • Memorial ID 96325023

Sherry Lyn Barnes (64) passed away on Monday, August 20, 2012, with her family by her side.

She was born December 19, 1947, in Houston, Texas and moved to California when she was 11 years old. She was a resident of Ventura County for 53 years.

Sherry is survived by her loving husband of 44 years, Michael Barnes; son, Jeffrey Barnes; son, Gregory Barnes (wife Rosalinda); daughter, Jennifer Barnes; her grandchildren, Gregory and Lucas Barnes; her sister, Gayle Schrum (husband Jerry); her brother, Steve Benefield (wife Denise); and her nieces, Beth, Kristina, Paige and Taylor, nephews, Scott, Eric and Brian, and many great-nephews and nieces, cousins and friends. Sherry was preceded in death by her mother, Nadine Benefield, father, Woodrow Benefield and brother, Ross Williamson.

Sherry worked at Camarillo State Hospital for 25 years as a licensed psychiatric technician, and after the hospital closed she worked the next five years for Ventura County Mental Health. Sherry and her husband have been retired for the last eight plus years.

Sherry enjoyed painting, especially attending painting classes with her sister Gayle, traveling with her husband, camping with family and friends, and spending time with her grandchildren. She was the heart and soul of our family. She enjoyed family BBQ's and celebrating the holidays with her family and friends. She especially loved Christmas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Sherry; American Cancer Society , 1710 Webster Street, Oakland, Ca 94612, or call 1-800-227-2345.

A memorial service and burial will be held at Conjeo Mountain Funeral Home & Memorial Park, 2052 Howard Road, Camarillo on Monday, August 27, 2012, at 1 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of the Conejo Mountain Funeral Home.


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  • Created by: Every Person Counts
  • Added: 31 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96325023
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sherry Lyn Benefield Barnes (19 Dec 1947–20 Aug 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96325023, ; Maintained by Every Person Counts (contributor 47702322) Unknown.