GALESBURG - Mrs. Sherri Lynn Kimbrough, 68, 886 West Second St., died at 4:21 p.m. Friday (Sept. 25, 2009).
She was born Aug. 31, 1941, in Galesburg, to W.C. and Thelma Jackson. Surviving her is Elbert Kimbrough, whom she married on Aug. 23, 1959. From this union there are five children, Brant (Lynn)Kimbrough, Patterson, N.J., Dee Dee Kimbrough, Aurora, ChanningKimbrough, Tampa, Fla., Whitney Kimbrough, Galesburg, and AmberKimbrough, Galesburg; five grandchildren, Harmony Robinson-Kimbrough, Sheldon and Kelsey Kimbrough, and twins Devon and Kayleigh Kimbrough. Also surviving are brothers, Larry (Carolyn) Jackson, Clinton, Md., William (Odette) Jackson, Galesburg, Kevin (Alice) Jackson, Roanoke, Va.; and one sister, Stephanie (Rodney) Grimes, Knoxville. She was preceded in death by her father and mother.
She graduated from Galesburg High School and worked as an independent health care worker. Upon her baptism in 1966 she faithfully remained one of Jehovah's witnesses. She was a devoted wife and mother and above all else she loved her family. She was an avid sports fan and loved to travel. She had a pleasant smile, an infectious laugh and great sense of humor.