Christine  Sherfey
Christine Sherfey (nee Burks) 92, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the home of her daughter, Marcia, in Spring Hill, Florida. She had lived with her since 2014.
Christine was born in Jeffrey, Kentucky, the daughter of Alex and Nannie Ellen Burks, of Glasgow, Kentucky.
She married the love of her life, Kenneth Sherfey on July 8, 1944.
She was a cook at Raub School, Raub, Indiana, 1961-66 and a matron/custodian at South Newton Jr.-Sr. High School from 1966-92. She was Baptist by faith and a member of First Baptist Church of Kentland from 1969 until its closure.
Christine was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Nannie Ellen Burks; her husband, Kenneth; her son, Donald Sherfey; two brothers, Ernest Terrell Burks and Bernice Burks; one sister, Phoebe Elizabeth; and a step-granddaughter, Stephanie Pinnick.
She is survived by her children, Ray Sherfey, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, Tony (Mary) Sherfey, Kentland, Indiana, and Marcia (Ricky) Pringle, Spring Hill, Florida; her brother, Leroyce (Ima) Burks, Smiths Grove, Kentucky; her grandchildren, Joshua (Shannon) Sherfey, Hickory, North Carolina, Sarah Sherfey, Newton, North Carolina, Lizzie (Eric) Weed, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, Rachael (Ben) McKevitt, Henderson, Nevada, Ryan (Elicia) Sherfey, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Robert Sherfey, Kentland, Indiana, Rebecca (Christopher) Laidlaw, Merrimack, New Hampshire, Torrie Pringle, Altamonte Springs, Florida, Melissa (Jon) Swathwood, Lafayette, Indiana, William (Jasmin) Pinnick, Lafayette, Indiana; her great-grandchildren, Katia Weed, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, Rylee and Andrew McKevitt, Henderson, Nevada, Eleanor, Penelope and Theodore Sherfey, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Alice and Gwenevere Laidlaw, Merrimack, New Hampshire, Carter, Jackson and Maxwell Swathwood, Lafayette, Indiana, Garen Pinnick, Lafayette, Indiana; her daughters-in-law, Frances Sherfey, Newton, North Carolina, and Kathy (Mike) Helm, Lafayette, Indiana.
"A Celebration of Life" will be scheduled at a later date.
Published on March 24, 2020


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Tamalla Burns Polen
Mar 25, 2020
Always remembered how special she was and helpful when I was in high school. Will never forget any of her stories. Loved that women.
Mar 25, 2020
Sending strength and prayers to her family! She was one amazing lady!