Shirley T. Sterrett, age 82, of Sarasota, passed away Tuesday,
February 7, 2017.
She was born January 11, 1935 in Monticello, Ky. to Freeman and Bessie Mae Decker.
She moved to Lafayette, Ind. after graduating high school and then moved to Siesta Key in 1966.
She was an active member at Southside Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband—Clyde Sterrett; and her brothers—Willard and Wendell Decker.
She is survived by her children—Daryl Sterrett of Palmetto, and Michele Bowling of Sarasota; her grandchildren—Ashley Young, Brittany Maas, Ian Bowling, and Mikayla Bowling; her great-granddaughter—Audrey Maas; her sisters—Bertha Snelling and Mable Kidd; her brother—Lou Dobbs; and many extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 9, 2017 in the funeral home chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the Southside Baptist Church; 2035 Magnolia St. in Sarasota.
Palms-Robarts Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 28, 2017