Sherry N. Sawdey

Sherry Nannette Sawdey (Sheets) 72, of Yuma, Arizona formerly of Heber City Utah, passed away peacefully and comfortably in her home on November 15th, 2015.

Sherry was born in Boulder, Colorado on July 21st, 1943. She graduated from Boulder High School, Boulder Colorado. She married Robert Iven Sawdey from Longmont, Colorado on August 31st, 1962 at The Little Church in the Pines, Salina, Colorado. Sherry was a successful Real Estate Agent and Broker for over 20 years. She began real estate in Rifle, Colorado and continued her real estate career in Heber City, Utah. Throughout her successful career she received numerous awards for highest sales in the region and state. During her career she was so successful, she won a trip to Hawaii.

Sherry loved playing bingo and poker and attending flea markets. She was also very artistic. She would create beautiful Christmas trees with jewelry and frame them.

She also grew her own gourds that she would paint and decorate. They were so beautiful that she sold them with her trademark, "Gourds by Nannette".

Sherry enjoyed visiting with family and friends and hearing stories about her Grandchildren.

Sherry is preceded in death by her husband, Robert who passed away on April 5th, 2008, as well as her parents Evelyn and William Sheets who passed in 2011 and 2015.

Sherry is survived by her two children, Richard (Maria) from West Valley City, Utah. Lee (Kristine) from Merrimack, NH. Three siblings, Eddie Sheets, Dianna Helart and Donald Sheets, and two Grandchildren, Robert and Thomas Sawdey from Merrimack, NH.

The family of Sherry Sawdey wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Ginger Swaim, Jim and Judy McKowen, Larry and Nat McLeod, Larry and Heidi Ortman, DeLora Christie, RN, Frances Davison, NP, Reverend Paul Gambling, and Hospice of Yuma, Arizona and Yuma Regional Medical Center.

If desired, friends may make an honoree contribution in Sherry’s name to the Hospice of Yuma. http://www.hospiceofyuma.com/ and click on Donate Now.

Per Sherry’s wishes, a private remembrance will be held on a later date in Longmont, Colorado.