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Sherry L. Haines

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 1:00 a.m.

Sept. 21, 1962 - April 18, 2013

EDWARDSBURG, Mich. — Sherry Lynn Haines, 50, of Edwardsburg, passed away Thursday, April 18, 2013, in her home, after fighting a long battle with cancer.

She was born Sept. 21, 1962, in Niles, the daughter of the late Christ Hansen and Arvada Burkes.

She grew up in the Niles and Berrien Springs area before moving to Edwardsburg.

Sherry was married May 4, 1990, in her home in Edwardsburg to Bill Haines.

Sherry was a loving and devoted housewife to her family.

Preceding her in death were her parents, Christ Hansen and Arvada Burkes; and nephews, Elijah Hall and Zealen Shears.

Surviving her are her husband, Bill; daughters Ashley and Samantha; and her granddaughter, Alivia Nowak. She is also survived by her sister, Colleen Holcomb of Berrien Springs; and her stepsister, Cindy Stark of Florida.

Our family would like to give a very special thank-you to her best friend, Lorna Odlum, and niece Amber Hall.

Cremation has taken place. There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Kessington Community Church, 70200 Kessington Road, Union. Family and friends may gather one hour before the service. Officiating will be the Rev. Steve Steele, pastor.

Arrangements are by the Paul E. Mayhew Funeral Home, Edwardsburg.