Dr. Sherry Lynn Williams Fox, 66 of Chesterfield County, Virginia was received into her Heavenly Father’s arms on Friday, September 29, 2023, in the loving care of Bon Secours Hospice House in Midlothian, Virginia.
Sherry was preceded in death by her father, William E. Williams; and grandmother, Pauline J. McCall. Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Howard Fox; two sons, Scott and Christian (Gina); two grandchildren, Ezra and Infinity Grace; her mother, Mary Lois Williams; three siblings, Pam Mundy (Bane), Billy (Bev), Eddie (Angela); an abundance of nieces and nephews; special friends, John Bender, Eileen Alberico, Wendy Inge, Jeff Hetzer, Cathy Willis-Melson; and a host of lifetime friends, acquaintances and colleagues.
Sherry’s faith in Jesus Christ was unwavering as she witnessed her entire life from taking in the homeless to being an advocate for the less fortunate to caring for those in need to lending a helping hand whenever she could. She was deeply passionate about politics, current events, family, genealogy, and being with her grandbabies. Sherry’s hobbies included snow skiing, riding a pontoon around Lake Gaston, fishing, exploring new places, and attending family events. “Dancing With Daddy” was a quote she referenced frequently at any family gathering where she and her dad could dance.
Sherry had an attitude of striving for excellence in every aspect of her life. Nursing was her lifelong dream which she achieved in so many avenues and maintained until she was called home. Sherry‘s career started as a candy striper in high school. Following nursing school at Roanoke Memorial, she went on to a nursing job at MCV in Richmond. Sherry achieved her Masters as well as a Doctorate degree then worked at UVA and finished her career as Director of Bon Secours Cullather Brain Tumor QOL Center in Richmond.
The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 4, 2023, with a funeral service to follow at 2:00 p.m. at Ramsey Memorial United Methodist Church in Richmond, Virginia. Burial will be at Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg, Virginia, on Friday, October 6, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. with Reggie Britts presiding.
In lieu of flowers donations can be sent to National Bank, 611 Snidow Street Pembroke, Virginia 24136, C/O Mary Lois Williams for Dr. Sherry Fox Nursing Scholarship Fund.