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Shelly J. (Francis) Cherry

December 11, 1954 ~ July 19, 2021 (age 66)


Shelly J. Cherry, age 66 of Sanford, passed away Monday July 19, 2021 at the Toni and Trish House in Auburn. The daughter of the late Donald and Fern (Moe) Francis was born in Midland on December 11, 1954 where she was raised and educated. Shelly had been employed with MidMichigan Medical Center in Food Services. She enjoyed reading, watching game shows, family gatherings especially the sister’s luncheons.

Surviving is her sons, John Cherry, Bobby (Rhianna) Cherry; brother, Steve (Linda) Francis of Sanford; sisters, Sandy Gay, Sue Dexter all of Sanford, Sherry (Bob) Armstrong of Harrison, Sindy (Bill) Spangler of Sanford; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Shelly was preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Cherry; son, Kyle Cherry; sister, Sally Schmidt.

Per the wishes of Shelly, cremation has taken place. Interment of her ashes will take place 1:00 p.m. Sunday July 25, 2021 at Jerome Township Cemetery. A celebration gathering will follow at Porte Park in Sanford. Memorials may be directed to the Toni and Trish House PO Box 125 Auburn, Michigan 48611. Arrangements are under the care of Wilson MILLER Funeral Home. Personal messages of condolence may be direct to the family at

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Graveside Service
July 25, 2021

1:00 PM
Jerome Township Cemetery
Center Rd
Sanford, MI 48657


Toni & Trish House
PO Box 125, Auburn MI 48611

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