Mary Ann Sherwood, 88, St Joseph, passed away Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at Brookdale Memory Care, in Topeka, Kansas.

Mary was born Feb. 22, 1931, to Lonnie Edward and Pauline Rebecca (Doan) Allen.

Mary Ann graduated from St Joseph Central High School.

She married Jesse Sherwood.

She worked at Southwestern Bell and then State of Missouri Social Services until retirement.

She was preceded in death by: her husband; parents; sister, Betty Butler; and grandson, Brandon Randall.

Surviving family include: sons, Jesse Sherwood Jr. (Suzanne), Albuquerque, New Mexico/Stillwell, Kansas, Steve Sherwood (Dawn), Peculiar, Missouri, and Joel Sherwood (Colleen), Topeka, Kansas; three granddaughters, Emily Fundermann (Theo), Katie Schuster (Matt) and Lauren Sherwood; two great-grandchildren, Lyla Fundermann and Jack Schuster: and many nieces and nephews.

The family will gather with friends from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden, St. Joseph.

Private Interment: Ashland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to the Alzheimer's Association, www.alz.org, honoring Mary Ann Sherwood.

www.heatonbowmansmith.com As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.

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