LAKELAND - Sheryl Partington Laird, 39, was born in Lakeland General Hospital March 28, 1970. She died of violent causes October 12, 2009.
She is survived by: her seven year old daughter, Kelly Shea; her parents, George and Natalie Partington; a brother, Douglas B. Partington, her sister, Elizabeth Anthem Partington; as well as an aunt and uncle and three cousins in New York State.
Sheryl graduated from Lakeland Senior High School and attended Tampa Technical Center where she completed the course for commercial art. She had been employed at THE FLYER in Tampa for 18 years as a graphic artist.
A memorial fund for her daughter has been established at Mid Florida Credit Union in lieu of flowers. Memorial services will be held Thursday, Oct. 29th for family and friends at Heath Funeral Chapel on 328 South Ingraham Avenue at 7P.M. with a short reception following the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.heathfuneralchapel.com