Sherry Nell Henson, 88, of McCaysville, GA, passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, at Hamilton Health Care System in Dalton, GA. Sherry was born August 22, 1933, in Savannah, GA to George Heriot and Dell Heriot.
Sherry worked as a paraprofessional before going back to school to become a teacher. She began teaching at McCaysville Elementary and finished her career at West Fannin Elementary. Sherry loved to read to her students and is remembered fondly by many fo her animated and entertaining story reading.
Sherry dearly loved her family, friends, and church family. The light of her life was her granddaughter, Reagan. The two of them had many wonderful adventures and made many beautiful memories.
She was preceded in death by her spouse of 63 years, George Frank Henson Jr., father, George Heriot, and mother, Dell Heriot. She is survived by her sons, Patrick Henson, Mark Henson, daughter-in-law Stacy Henson, granddaughter Reagan Henson, and sister Eve Maples.
The Memorial Service will be on Thursday July 14, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Finch-Cochran Funeral with Dr. Tom Jordan officiating.
The family will receive friends at Finch-Cochran Funeral Home Thursday Thursday, July, , 2022, at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Fannin County High School academic booster club.
Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Sherry Nell Henson; you may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.