Sheryl Johnston

Sheryl “Sherry” Lavana Johnston, 71, of Lebanon, died Nov. 8. 2021.

She was born Jan. 31, 1950 in Corvallis to Dick and Charlotte (Sylvester) Whitlatch.

She grew up at several different fish hatcheries in Oregon. She graduated and lived in Sweet Home.

Mrs. Johnston was a caregiver in an adult care home for 12 years. She sang with the Singing Christmas Tree Choir in Sweet Home for 32 years. She attended church services at United Methodist Church in Sweet Home. She enjoyed crafting, and camping. She loved her cats and dogs.

Mrs. Johnston is survived by her husband, Ken Johnston of Lebanon; son Nate and daughter-in-law Becky Johnston of Florence, Mont.; daughter Beth and son-in-law Phill Jackson of Lebanon; mother Charlotte Whitlatch of Lebanon; and two grandsons, of Albany.

She was preceded in death by her father, Dick Whitlatch, on Nov. 14, 2010.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice in Albany.

Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling the arrangements.