Danita Perkins Sherard, 54, passed away after a long illness Monday, July 17, 2017, at her residence in Greenville, S.C.
She was born in Richmond and was the daughter of the late Eugene Perkins and Hazel (Johnson) Sallee.
Danita was a graduate of Madison Central Class of 1981. She loved to cook and entertain, and travel. She was an avid Clemson football fan and a Kentucky basketball fan.
She is survived by: her children, Drew Sherard (Ashley) of Greenville, S.C. and Callie Boyd (Will) of Charlotte, N.C.; two grandchildren, Avery Sherard and Walker Boyd; her brother, Byron Perkins (Aileen) of Richmond and her favorite nephew, Jesse Perkins. Surviving are also many of her loving family members and friends from South Carolina and Kentucky.
A Celebration of Life will be held at her residence in Greenville on Saturday, July 29. Another Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, August 19, at Bethel Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1000 Scaffold Cane Road, Berea, KY. Family will receive condolences from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. with the Celebration beginning at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of one's choice. To express condolences, visit legacy.com.
Published on July 19, 2017