Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Obituary: Tonya Marie Johnson Sherrill, 38, Cuba native

Mrs. Tonya Marie Johnson Sherrill, 38, of Hwy 90 East, Hiddenite, N.C. passed away unexpectedly Monday, May 16, 2016 at her residence. Mrs. Sherrill was born August 12, 1977 in Cuba, NY to Joseph Johnson, Sr. of Friendship, NY and Nancy Marie Joy Groff and husband, Paul, of Stony Point.
She had worked at People’s Bank in the customer service department.  She was of the Christian faith. 
Tonya loved to take care of her horses and just being around them.  She loved her family and her co-workers.
She was preceded in death by: maternal grandparents, Ralph and Ina Cooper Joy; paternal grandfather, William “Bill” Johnson all of Cuba, NY; a special cousin, Nathan Joy.
Including her parents, those left to cherish her memory include: her husband, Kevin Sherrill of the home; a daughter, Grace Joy Menter of Hiddenite; a son, Jonah Menter of Olean, NY; two brothers, Joe Johnson, Jr. and wife, Jen, of Belmont, NY, Scott Jordon of Olean, NY; paternal grandmother, Teresa Schultz of Naples, FL; two nieces, Taylor Johnson and Morgan Johnson of Belmont, NY; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
A memorial service will be conducted at 6 p.m., Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Tony Daniels will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 5-6 p.m., prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to: Relay for Life, c/o Kendra Dyson, 57 Kendra Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.  Condolences may be sent to:  Adams Funeral Home and cremation services is serving the Sherrill Family.