Memorial services celebrating the life of Sherry J. Palmer, 59, of Davenport, will be held at 11am on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at Hope Church, 1811 – 18th St, Bettendorf. The family will greet friends from 10am until time of service at the church. Memorials may be made to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.
Mrs. Palmer passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2022 at her home following a brief battle with cancer. Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport, is assisting the family.
Sherry Jo Christy was born November 16, 1962, in Davenport, a daughter of Bob and Mary (nee Fairley) Christy. She was united in marriage to Terry Palmer in 1982.
In earlier years she had worked for Isabel Bloom and as a cashier for several local businesses. Most recently she had worked as a housekeeper.
Sherry was a talented oil painter and primarily painted landscapes. She also liked crafting, sewing, fishing, bowling, and shooting guns.
Those left to honor her memory include her husband Terry; children Eric Christy, Heath (Rachel) Palmer, Heather (Gordon) Nunez, Brianna (Sawyer) Bartlett all of Davenport, and Vickie (John) Fish of Indianapolis; eighteen grandchildren; sister Karen (Gary) Hardin of Hext, Texas and their children Jesse Jones and Jami Sturdevant.
She was preceded in death by her parents.