Vella “Sherry” Raney Frey
February 11, 1945 ‒ September 06, 2018
Vella Charlene “Sherry” (Harris) Raney Frey, 73, of 2755 Lexington Ave in Mansfield, passed away Thursday, September 6, 2018, in OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital following a very sudden illness.
Sherry was born to Clyde Lee & Margaret Frances (Reese) Harris on February 11, 1945, in Bristol, Tennessee. She graduated Mansfield Senior High with the class of 1963 and later attended IBM’s technical school. She lived in Lexington and Mansfield area most of her life and was a homemaker.
She was talented at music and was able to play by ear the Accordion and Keyboard as well as a talented singer. She loved to read and always looked forward to a new book. Sherry was very creative with crafts and decorating. Sherry attended Peoples Baptist Church of Mansfield where she met and recently married William Frey.
Sherry is survived by her husband Bill Frey of Mansfield; daughter Phyllis & Doug Hutchinson of Mt. Gilead; son Tim & Genie Raney of Lexington; four grandchildren Adam Hutchinson, Luke Hutchinson, Mackenzie Raney, and Bre Raney; and brother James Harris of Mansfield.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde & Margaret Harris and her sister-in-law Patricia Harris.
Friends may call Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Bellville Snyder Funeral Home (81 Mill Rd) where a funeral service honoring Sherry’s life will be held 11 a.m. Monday. Pastor James Spencer will speak and burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Peoples Baptist Church of Mansfield.
Snyder Funeral Homes is honored to serve Sherry’s family and encourage you to share a memory and watch her tribute video at SnyderFuneralHomes.com
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