Sherry L. Crawford

May 30, 1948 ‒ January 28, 2017

Edison, Ohio

Sherry L. Crawford, age 68, of Edison, passed away Saturday morning, January 28, 2017, at Riverside Methodist Hospital.

She was born on May 30, 1948, in Kankakee, IL., to the late Carlton Anderson and Marjorie (Girard) Kendall. Sherry was a graduate of Fullerton High School in California.

On March 2, 1969, Sherry married the love of her life Larry A. Crawford whom preceded her in death. Together they shared 34 wonderful years and were blessed with two children, Mark and Nanette.

Sherry worked as a tax preparation clerk for Jackson Hewitt and H&R Block for many years. She also currently sat as a Village Council member for the Village of Edison. Sherry was a member of the AmVets and past member of the Williamsport United Methodist Church.

In her spare time, Sherry used to enjoy bowling in various leagues. She also was an excellent baker. Sherry was known to bake cakes for every family member and close friend on special occasions such as birthdays and weddings. At Christmas time she loved to bake cookies for her family, friends, and even the neighborhood. Being crafty, Sherry enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and sewing. Her children can remember some of the wonderful clothes and costumes she made for them as they were growing up.

Sherry is survived by her children: Mark (Amy) Crawford of Howard and Nanette (Donny) Newsome of North Port, FL; and grandchildren: Loralai, Derek, Savannah, Dylan, and Nathan.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, and brother: Noel Works.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 3, 2017, at 3 PM, at the Edison United Methodist Church, with her brother-in-law, Dale Crawford officiating. There will be a graveside service in Bryn Zion Cemetery prior, at 1 PM, for close family and friends.

If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 5555 Frantz Rd, Dublin, OH 43017.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Sherry’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • My thoughts and prayers are with Sherry’s family. I knew her as a young person. She and Larry were married here in Il. Have many fond memories of them both.

  • Mark, Amy,Nannette,Donnie & Family,

    Sorry to hear of your loss. You are all in our thoughts & prayers. Just remember all the good times you had. We will always be here for you.

    Uncle Darrell, Carolyn Jones & Family

  • Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers be with you during your time of sorrow. Sherry was a good friend and I use to see her at Columbus Oncology when my husband John was having his cancer treatment. May you rest in peace in heaven.

  • Nannette and Mark and family. So sorry for your loss. You have my deepest sympathy and are in my thoughts and prayers. She will be missed for sure. Ruth Davis and family.

  • Nannette and Mark and family so sorry for your loss. You have my sympathy. My thoughts and prayers are with you. April Anthony and family.

  • Nannette, Mark & family, so sorry for your loss. My prayers and sympathy are with you all. May God give you comfort in your loss. Growing up your dad was like another brother and your mom the sister I never had. Luv u and God bless. Pat Jones Manring

  • I just heard about Sherry’s passing. I am deeply sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family during this difficult time.

    My deepest sympathy,
    Tracie McCleave