Kelly Johnstone Sherrod

Published 11:34 am Thursday, May 16, 2013

Kelly Johnstone Sherrod, 48, passed peacefully on Monday, May 13 at her residence with a heart attack.

She was born April 8, 1965, in San Francisco, Calif., to Kathy Lowery and Jack Johnstone of Sonoma, Calif.

She was a homemaker, caregiver and a folk artist. In 2003, she married the love of her life, Christopher J. Sherrod.

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She was preceded in death by her son, Steven Sullivan.

Family and friends were her passion and delight. She is survived by her loving husband, Christopher J. Sherrod; daughter, KC Sullivan (Michael Coleman) Sherrod; brothers, Allen Stolz and Jerry Abernathy; and two cousins, Ellen Bridgeman and John Fullam.

She was expecting her first grandchild due in August. She leaves behind a number of other close friends who loved her very much. She requested cremation and a small memorial service.

The family wishes to thank all who cared for her during her illness.