Graveside services for Ethel Irene Sherman, 87, Lawrence will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Leavenworth National Cemetery in Leavenworth, KS. Ethel passed away Monday, February 10, 2020 at LMH Health.
Ethel was born on May 15, 1932 in Barnsdall, OK, the daughter of Alexander L. and Elverta M. (Mayne) Briggs.
Following retirement, she moved to Lawrence in 1984.
She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Tonganoxie.
Ethel married Donald V. Sherman on April 4, 1953 in Barnsdall, OK. He preceded her in death on June 15, 2011.
Survivors include four daughters, Luanne Fisher, and husband Larry, St. John, KS, Jan Lance, and husband, Tom, Hutchinson, KS, Teri Gouge, and husband, Kim, Lawrence, KS, and Kristi D’Arcy, and husband Hamlet, Basel, Switzerland; seven grandchildren, Troy Fisher, Andrea Long, Adam Lance, Adissyn Chastain, Jordan Gouge, Jarad Gouge, and Stella D’Arcy; and ten great grandchildren, Hayden, Cassie, Averi, Jalyn, Grady, Sawyer, Harper, Morgan, Lincoln and Presley; sisters, Betty Chance, Berna Kemerling, Billie Marsh and Alexis Briggs.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to a charity of donor’s choice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.