Sherill, a beloved daughter, sister and friend, passed on to God's Kingdom after a two year battle with cancer on May 20, 2014. Born October 10, 1960, in Newport, Rhode Island, she grew up in Poway and graduated from Poway HS in 1978. She also earned a degree in business and went on to work for Scientific Atlanta, and finished up at General Atomic.
Most of her free time was spent enjoying the company of her many friends and family members. She loved animals and volunteered at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and Project Wildlife.
Sherill was preceded in death by her mother, Eleanor Chinn. She is survived by her father, Clarence Earl Chinn of Rancho Bernardo; sisters, Kelly Kierstead of Escondido and Carol McMullin of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho; and brothers, Steven Chinn and Earl Chinn of Poway. She also leaves many beloved nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of her life will be held June 7, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. at Cross Connection Escondido, 1675 Seven Oakes Rd., Escondido, CA 92026.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to the Humane Society, San Diego Zoological Society, or Project Wildlife.