Sherrilyn Pries

Carbonado resident Sherrilyn “Sherri” Pries died July 31, 2015, surrounded by family. She was 46.

She was born Oct. 14, 1968, in Enumclaw to Thomas and Laurel Pries of Carbonado. She will be remembered for her adventurous nature. She lived for eight years in Hawaii, where she worked for Japan Airlines, then spent two years in Oklahoma and eight years in Idaho, but always returned to Carbonado. Her outlet was planting flowers and she loved gardening.

She is survived by parents; sister Shelley A. Wright of Carbonado; and brother Thomas A. Pries of Puyallup.

Memorials may be made to Franciscan Hospice, P.O. Box 1502, Tacoma, 98401-9836.

A memorial service took place Sunday, Aug. 9, at Carbonado Community Church.

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