Carol R. Cherry of Huron, died at her residence Sunday, July 11, 2010, after an extended illness.
She was born Jan. 6, 1938, on Mount Joy, Rarden, Ohio, to Mary Eloise (Smith) Adams and Howard James Adams. She was a resident of Huron for the past 64 years. She graduated from Huron High School in 1955.
She retired from the Erie County Engineer's Office, was previously employed by Edward L. Feick, the Palladino Family, the Ratner Family in Cleveland, and V. J. Sedlon, Huron Manufacturing & Aluminum Corp.
She was a member of the Huron Yacht Club; Huron Eagles; AMVETS of Sandusky; was a member-at-large of American Business Women; past board member of Ohio County Commissioners and Engineers State of Ohio; treasurer of Booster Club; past officer of Parent Teacher Organization; organized the first Women's Classic Bowling League; was a member and past officer of the Lady Kegler Bowling League; was secretary and treasurer of the Huron Yacht Club; a member of Huron Yacht Club Golf League; past board member of JTPA; was a volunteer for the Salvation Army; a member of the Lay Committee at Huron United Methodist Church; and editor of the Huron High School Anchor and Megaphone.
She is survived by two daughters, Doris Ann Cherry of Huron and Dee Ann (Cherry) Latt of Sussex, Wis.; a son, Timothy Alan Cherry of Huron; loving companion and friend, Robert G. Creech; mother-in-law, Wilma R. Cherry of Huron; grandchildren, Gretchen Hulsberg of West Palm Beach, Fla., Carlton and Rebecca Cherry of Huron, Danielle, Mackenzie and Christopher Latt of Sussex; and sisters, Judy Holland of Huron and Peggy Fleenor of Toledo.
Preceding her in death was her daughter, Deborah Sue Hulsberg; parents, James Howard Adams and Mary Eloise Smith; and sister, Patti Haynes.
A celebration of life service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St., Huron, with the Rev. William Lucht officiating.
Contributions made be made to New Life Hospice, 3700 Kolbe Road, Lorain, OH 44035.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com. Foster Funeral Home & Crematory is handling arrangements.