Sherry Ann Walton, age 70 of Hastings, passed away November 7, 2016 at Pennock Hospital in Hastings.


Sherry was born September 20, 1946 in Hastings, the daughter of John Lewis and Hazel E. (Heacock) Gutheridge. She graduated from Hastings High School. Sherry worked at Pennock Hospital for over 40 years. She started as a nurse's aide and her last position was unit secretary.


Sherry enjoyed camping, traveling, spending time with her grandchildren, feeding and watching the birds and occasionally a trip to the Casino. In her high school years she was very involved in the marching band and played the clarinet. Sherry was also a member of the Living Waters Church in Hastings.


She was preceded in death by her parents, and two sons, Randy and Raymond VanWie.


Sherry is survived by her children, Susan Stark and John Walton, former husband, Linden Walton, grandchildren: Riley and Toby Stark, and Randy Walton, brothers, Lewis, Bruce (Connie), Frank (Melody) and Richard Gutheridge, sister-in-laws, Darla Burghdoff, Sheryl Allerding, Delores Kenyon, Bonnie Cronk, and Betty Carr.


A Memorial Service will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 1:00 pm at Living Waters Church, 1302 S. Hanover St., Hastings, MI. Pastor Gary Newton will officiate the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or Living Waters Church.


Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, in Hastings.  To leave an online condolence visit

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