Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Sherrie Lee (Crist) Morris

Sherrie Lee Crist Morris, age 55, of Crestline, passed away peacefully on Sunday, June 3, 2012 at her home after a courageous battle against cancer.

Sherrie was a 1974 graduate of Malabar High School. For many years, Sherrie was the office manager for North Central Ohio Special Education Resource Center. She enjoyed fashion and decorating. Sherrie was very creative, and liked fishing, cooking, sewing, crafts and Ohio State football games. She loved animals, especially her cats. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Mansfield and the American Legion.

Sherrie is survived by her beloved husband Samuel Morris of Crestline, whom she wed on July 30, 1977 ; 2 sisters: Cynthia Metzger (Martin) of Shelby and Tamara Weichman (Dean) of Springboro; 2 nephews: James Brooks and Jeffrey Brooks (Courtney) of Shelby; great nieces and nephews: Alexis and Carter Brooks, and Sarah, Haylie and Isaac Brooks. Sherrie had many wonderful and caring friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leonard and Mary Burdge Crist.

Friends may call on Tuesday, June 5, 2012 from 6-8 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 PM by Rev. Charles Tobias. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby. To leave a condolence or share a memory please visit

Sherrie will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her family and friends.

Memories & Condolence

  1. Guest says:

    To The Family of::Sherrie Morris
    Your Name: :Charles Tobias
    Your Condolence Message::I am so saddened to
    learn about Sherrie’s death, but honored that you would ask me to preside
    over the service of worship which will seek to bring praise to God for her
    life. May the Lord of life hold you all gently in the Almighty arms.

    To The Family of::Sam Morris
    Your Name: :Terri Godby
    Your Condolence Message::Sam,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I have been praying for you and you family.
    Just know that your CC family loves you. Let’s know if you need anything.
    Terri Godby
    To The Family of::Sherrie Lee (Crist) Morris
    Your Name: Barbara Parsons Fensch
    Your Condolence Message
    :Dear Cindy, Sam and family,

    I am so sorry to hear about Sherrie’s passing. She was so friendly &
    sparkling every time I would see her at your home Cindy. I know she was a
    joy and special to all who knew her. A beautiful lady inside & out. I am
    to far away to get there tonight, so I wanted to send hugs & kisses to
    you Cindy & all the family. Love-Barbara

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