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SHERMAN, MeyerAge 84 of Nashville, passed away on the 3rd of January, 2013. Mr. Sherman was loving husband for 55 years to Naomi Sherman, who passed away in April, 2012. Mr. Sherman is also preceded in death by his parents who were first generation immigrants, 2 brothers and 1 sister. He served in the US Army during the Korean War, received his undergraduate degree from Wichita State, Masters of Education from New York University and Masters of Ceramic Design from Staffordshire College of Technology, England. Mr. Sherman was a gifted artist, painting in oils and watercolor as well as sculpting, pencil and pastel drawings, ceramics and glass. He was an educator, historian, and traveled the world, including China and Turkey. He is survived by his sons, Jonathan Sherman (Paula) and Barnet Sherman; grandchildren, Ryan Alexander Sherman and Zoe Isabella Ji Sherman. Graveside services were conducted Friday, the 4th of January, 2013 at two o'clock in the afternoon at Congregation Micah with Rabbi Philip Rice officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the National Children .


Published in The Tennessean on Jan. 5, 2013
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