Sherryl A. Fraser

April 04, 1958 ‒ January 03, 2017

Danville, Ohio

Sherryl Ann (Springer) Fraser went home with her Lord Jesus Christ after an extended illness with Huntington’s Chorea, in the presence of family & dear friends at Country Court Nursing Home in Mount Vernon on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

Sherryl was a member of Central Christian Church in Mount Vernon where her brother is Pastor. Sherryl grew up in Milan, Ohio in a strong church family of preachers and Christian Service workers. She graduated in 1976 from Milan High School and pursued further studies at Cincinnati Bible Seminary where she studied music and general Biblical studies. Sherryl commented often of tutoring the late Rich Mullins, renowned Christian Singer/Musician, in Music theory. Sherryl enjoyed singing for the Lord from childhood with her siblings and playing piano for church as well. She sang for local music programs with Town & Country Theater in Norwalk and sang in many church cantatas and holiday programs. She helped lead Vacation Bible School in many churches that the family was a part of over the years. She travelled with her father to churches where she helped in programs and services of his ministry. Sherryl married Lincoln Todd Fraser of Loudonville on August 11, 1990 and joined him in his Ministry at Welcome Church of Christ, Killbuck. Sherryl spent time working as a STNA with nursing homes and as a seamstress for Kent Sporting Goods / Jsport based out of New London. She spent time crocheting and quilting with her paternal grandmother which she continued through life. She lived life with a strong faith in God.

Sherryl is survived by her husband Lincoln T. Fraser of Danville; daughter Amelia “Mea” Rose Fraser of Mount Vernon; son Lincoln Benjamin  Fraser of Danville; her father, Glenn Springer of Howard; brother, Ken (Melanie) Springer of Mount Vernon; sisters Debbie (John) Cutshall of Marshall, IL, Linda Norris of Bacliff, TX, Kim (Tom) Heagy of Sugar Hill, GA and Pam (Chris) Blair of Cincinnati. Also surviving are 23 nieces and nephews, several great nieces, nephews, and cousins; an aunt, Norma Downing; her mother-in-law, Gloria (Purdy) Fraser of Loudonville; sisters-in-law, Tammy Fraser of Loudonville and Toni (Marvin) Swindall of Perrysville.

Her mother,Melba Springer; her grandparents, Ralph and Anne Springer, Hilton and Blanche Woods;  Aunts Doris Whidden, Hazel Woods and Cathy Springer; uncles Fred & Eugene Springer, Robert  & Donald Woods;  cousin, Eric Whidden; and father-in-law Lincoln L. Fraser preceded her in death.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until the time of a memorial service celebrating the life of Sherryl at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at the Central Christian Church, 17833 Gambier Rd., Mount Vernon with Ken Springer officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family and envelopes will be provided at the church.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Sherryl Ann (Springer) Fraser.

  • I’m so sorry for your loss Todd. Luv, Hugs and lots of prayer for you all.. See you soon. God Bless

  • Sherryl will always have a special place in my heart she was always a wonderful lady and i am honored that i had the opportunity to know her.

  • Sherryl was such a caring wonderful person. What a privilege and honor it was for me to meet and get to know her, each day no matter how bad she was feeling she asked others how they were doing she was a joy. Fly high Sherryl Rest In Peace.

  • Dear pastor Springer and family. We were saddened to hear of the passing of your loved one. May she rest in peace. I know your hearts are heavy. I lost two siblings three years ago within six weeks of each other. If we can do anything please let us know. Mitch and Kristine railing.

  • We love you Aunt Sherryl! I’m so thankful for the promise of heaven where we will all be healthy and whole, singing for the Lord together! Our prayers are with you Todd, Amelia & Ben.

  • Much sympathy and love to all the family. Keeping you all in our prayers. We are Amy Cutshall Williams mother and father in law and met you all at their wedding. Hugs to Papa Springer.

  • Norwalk holds many fond memories of Sherryl . Love to the family. From Aunt Nora, Theresa, Becky, Donald, Gary and Dawn. Downing and families

  • Fraser family,
    We are very sorry to here of the passing of Sherryl.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.