Sherry Black, 60, of Springfield, passed from this life on Saturday February 13, 2021 at the home of her sister in Springfield. Graveside Entombment services will be conducted Saturday February 20, 2021 at 12 noon in the Springfield Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Brother Patrick Nix, Tim Harris, and Chris Read officiating. Pallbearers will be Timothy Black, Bud Johnson, Robert Alan Holman, Shane Toole, Aaron Nix, Chris Read, and Jeff Benton. Honorary pallbearers will be the men of the Hope Center in Springfield. There will be no visitation prior to the service. The family ask that all in attendance please wear facial mask or coverings.
Sherry was born August 20, 1960 in Springfield to the late L.B. and Elizabeth Jo Vanderpool Black. She was a graduate of Jo Byrns High School Class of 1978. She owned and operated Sherry’s Florist for over 39 years in Springfield. She was a member and past president of CTPA (Certified Tennessee Professional Florist). She was a member of Flewellyn Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and worked in Women’s Missions and with the Senior Adult’s. Sherry was a dedicated contributor to the Hope Center in Springfield, that has been a mission outreach ministry of Flewellyn Baptist Church. She loved traveling, her animals and pets, and spending time with her family enjoying their many culinary dining out experiences and places of travel together. Flowers were Sherry’s passion, and the love that she had for her family, customers, and many friends was always expressed in the wonderful designs and creations she did at her flower shop. Sherry not only wanted you to see the beauty of the flowers, but to also feel the warmth that they brought to your life and to the lives of others. Whether it was a fresh vase, pall, spray, basket, or one of her many unique wedding designs, Sherry wanted each design to live in your minds, hearts, and thoughts forever.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved dog and child: Willie. Sherry is survived by her sister and brother-in-law: Pam and Bud Johnson of Springfield, by her brother and sister-in-law: Timothy and Peggy Black of Springfield, by her niece: Nikki Reid of Springfield, by her personal friend: Benjamin Clarkson, and by many cousins and friends.
Roberson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements
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