Lyn Burris, 48, passed away at her home on Lake Geneserath. Sherry
was born on February 16, 1956, in Lapeer, Michigan to Patricia
and Bernard King. She worked as a waitress and cook, and enjoyed
many arts and crafts, along with gardening. She became a mother
and worked hard for her children. In recent years, Sherrys
health had started to deteriorate due to illness. God took her
home on May 17, 2004.
She is survived by her mother, Patricia Burris; three children,
Holly Jade Burris, Derrick Aaron Burris, and Patrick Morgan Burris;
three grandsons, Eli DeLynn, James DeShawn Thomas II, and Skyler
Williams; her sister and brother-in-law, Sandra and Perry Fortier;
two nieces, Amy and Renee; and nephew Jeremy.
The funeral was held at the Beaver Island Christian Church on
May 21st, followed by burial at the Beaver Island Christian Cemetery.
A personal note from Carol LaFreniere that was shared by many
others: Sherry was my friend for many years, and will be
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