Sherry Jean (Jensen) Gilliam

June 18, 1952 ~ June 16, 2022 (age 69)

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Sherry Jean Gilliam, age 69, passed away Thursday afternoon June 16, 2022 in her home (2 days before her 70th Birthday). She was an amazing mother, grandmother, and caregiver and worked at Morristown Hamblen Hospital for over a decade. She also loved and cared for many animals throughout her lifetime. She was a Christian (Baptist) and enjoyed helping people. She was preceded in death by her parents, Earl & Stella Jensen; her husband, Emery Gilliam; brother, Bruce Jensen; and her youngest son, Sgt. Adam K. Gilliam. Sherry is survived by the following: her children, Cory (Patricia) Gilliam, Andrew Gilliam (Julie Cureton), Joe (Alisha) Gilliam, and Dennis Gilliam of Tennessee; plus Sherry’s daughter-in-law, Amanda Gilliam, widow from Sgt. Adam K Gilliam of Ohio; grandkids, Keyshawn Gilliam, Cheyenne Cureton, Jonathan Gilliam, Kendra Gilliam, Charlotte Gilliam, and Judy Gilliam; Sherry’s brother, Rick Smedsrud & his adult children, Ashley (Jimmy) Hummel, Karin (Mike) Berg, and Chris (Trisha) Smedsrud of Florida. The family is planning arrangements for burial services at this time. In lieu of flowers the family will appreciate any charitable contributions/donations towards Burial Expenses that are still being arranged & purchased: Joe Gilliam, PO Box 845 Talbott, TN 37877 or PayPal family/friends:

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