GALLIPOLIS — Sherrie Linn Fenderbosch, 63, of Gallipolis, died Thursday, April 24, 2014, at Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Born March 14, 1951, in Pikeville, Ky., she was the daughter of the late Farris and Anna Branham Leedy, who survives. In addition to her father, Sherrie was preceded in death by brother Carness "Tiny" Leedy.
Sherrie worked as a medical secretary at Holzer Medical Center. She was a member of St. Louis Catholic Church, where she was a CCD instructor for several years. She was a member of the VFW Women's Auxiliary and enjoyed singing with the Sweet Adeline's Chorus. She also served on the board of directors for the Outreach Center for many years. Sherrie also counseled many Lupus patients and their families through the years.
Sherrie is survived by her husband, Joseph Gary Fenderbosch, whom she married Sept. 22, 1979, in Point Pleasant, W.Va.; mother Anna Leedy, of Gallipolis; brothers and sisters Rodney (Debbie) Leedy, of Louisville, Ky., Linda Tackett, of Gallipolis, Karen Stickler, of Gallipolis, Kenneth (Cathy) Leedy, of Louisville, Rowena Friend, of Pikeville, and Barbara Tackett, of Wheelwright, Ky.; an uncle, Roosevelt Branham, of Columbus, Ohio; brother-in-law Mike (Tricia) Fenderbosch, of Surfside Beach, S.C.;s sister-in-law Kay (Bill) Bradley, of Memphis, Tenn.; several nieces and nephews; goddaughter Megan Matura Barnes, of Gallipolis; special friends Candi Stauffer, of Gallipolis, Sharon Reynolds, of Greenville, S.C., Pam Matura, of Gallipolis, Jan Bergdoll, of Gallipolis, John Saunders, of Gallipolis, and Lilly (Ray) Kloes, of Rutland.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday May 1, 2014, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Gallipolis with the Rev. Thomas Hamm and Monsignor William Myers officiating. Friends may call Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home on from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, 2014, and concluding with a prayer service. Committal services will be held at a later date at the columbarium at St. Louis Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Vernon Potter, Dow Saunders, Mike Fenderbosch, Ray Matura, Shawn Farris and Bill Bradley. Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Fenderbosch, Denny Farris and Joey Cole.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Lupus Foundation of American, 12930 Chippewa Road, Brecksville, OH 44141; or to the Outreach Center, 275 State St., Gallipolis, OH 45631.
An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com.