Sherry T. Simer DeSilva, 74, formerly of Kennett, died Friday, Feb. 17, 2006. Born June 14, 1931, in Kennett, she was the daughter of Jack Simer and Sue Ann Jones.
Survivors include her children, Madolyn Kaminski and husband, Mark, Amy Clark, Chris and Allison DeSilva and Penny Forner and husband, David; one grandchild, Andrea Kaminski and three cousins, Margaret Anne Ray, of Kennett, Norma Sue Brewer, of Columbia, Mo., and Bert Jones, of Pinehurst, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony G. DeSilva and one son, Thomas DeSilva.
A memorial service was held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 22, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery and Chapel in St. Louis, Mo.