Alexander, Sherry (Taylor) (January 3, 1957 - June 19, 2007)
Douglas Budget - June 27, 2007Memorial services for Sherry Alexander were held on June 25 at Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home with Celebrant Kenna Rose officiating. Inurnment will be on June 20, 2007 in Bloomfield, Iowa.
Alexander, age 50, of Gillette died June 19, 2007, at Campbell County Memorial Hospital of breast cancer.
She was born on Jan. 3, 1957 in Crooksville, Mo., the daughter of Grover Nym and Betty Jean (Sylvara) Taylor. She was raised and educated in Bloomfield, graduating from high school in 1975. Upon her graduation. Mrs. Alexander attended Indian Hills Community College in Centerville, Iowa. She met and married Stephen J. Jackson in Lancaster, Mo. Together they operated a family fuel hauling business in Centerville. They later divorced. In 1997 Mrs. Alexander and her two sons moved to Douglas, where she drove for different transportation companies, hauling railroad crews, she continued this work after moving to Gillette in 1999. In 2000 She met her soul mate, Andy Alexander. they were married on Dec. 20, 2001, in Gillette. Mrs. Alexander was an artist of many talents. She loved her animals: dogs, cats, horses and the occasional raccoon. She enjoyed camping and fishing. Mrs. Alexander was most in her element collecting rocks in the mountains or shells on a beach.
She is survived by her husband, Andrew Alexander of Gillette; two sons Eric Jackson of Gillette and Justin Jackson of Centerville; mother, Betty Pexton of Douglas; brother Stanley Taylor of Denver; one niece; one nephew and may aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her father, son Joseph Jackson, and brother Steven Taylor.
Memorials in her name are suggested to benefit the Heptner Cancer Center at CCMH. Memorials ad condolences may be sent in Mrs. Alexander's name in care of Stevenson-Wilson Funeral Home, 210 W. 5th Street, Gillette, WY 82716 or via the internet at www.stevensonwilson.com