Henry M. Sherry - FT. WALTON BEACH, FL- Henry M. Sherry, 88 of Ft. Walton Beach, FL passed on December 7, 2013 at his daughter's home in GA with family, friends, & beloved pointer, Sunny at his side. Mr. Sherry was born on December 8, 1924 in Savannah, GA to Henry and Gladys Greene Sherry. He was raised at Bethesda Boys Orphanage from 1928-1939, along with his 100 brothers. On his 17th Birthday in 1941, Mr. Sherry joined the US Navy. He proudly served his country in WW II & Korean War before retiring as a Chief Petty Officer in 1965. Mr. Sherry settled in Ft. Walton Beach where he resided for the next 50 yrs. He later retired from Vitro Services. He then began a new career selling real-estate. In his spare time, he volunteered with hospice & was a member of the Moose & Elks Lodge of Okaloosa County. Mr. Sherry's interest included family, fishing, bird hunting, dancing, telling tales, and making those around him smile, as he never met a stranger. Mr. Sherry was preceded in death by his Uncle, James T. Greene & beloved sisters, Adele and Ann. Survivors include his son, Michael Sherry of Destin, FL. His daughter & son in law, Colleen Ann & Takatoshi Yamamto of Acworth, GA. Grandsons, Brian & wife Michelle Powers Jenkins of Smyrna, TN. Austin Sherry of Nashville, TN. Granddaughter, Michelle Jenkins of Cartersville, GA. Great Grandchildren, Michael & Blake Henry Jenkins of Smyrna, TN. He leaves many nieces & nephews. Special mention of longtime companion, Shirley Smith & her family of Fort Walton Beach. Funeral Services will be held at Bonaventure Funeral Home 2520 Bonaventure Rd. Savannah, GA 31404. On Wednesday December 11th, at 2:00 P.M.. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Bethesda Academy, 9520 Ferguson Ave, Savannah, GA 31406. Please visit www.BonaventureFH.com. Savannah Morning News December 11, 2013 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
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Bonaventure Funeral Home
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Published in Savannah Morning News on Dec. 11, 2013