Sallie Jean Kerr
Dec 21, 1933 - Jan 3, 2015
Passed away peacefully, at the age of 81, at her home on 01/03/2015, with her family at her side.
Sallie was long time resident of Sacramento, CA. She was born in Kiowa, OK.
She was a wonderful person with a great love of life. She worked at McClellan AFB, in civilian personnel for 27 years.
She had many varied interests, including painting, poetry, photography and travel.
She believed in working hard, honesty, education and family.
She was a 6th generation member of the Order of the Eastern Star, she served as Worthy Matron for Penryhn Chapter 159, in 2000.
She was preceded in death by husband Richard B Kerr, survived by daughter Katherine Bonilla, son Richard D Kerr. Grandchildren Bonnie Jean Thornberg, Benjamin Thomas Kerr, and great grandchildren Elizabeth Paige Kerr and Ashlyn Marie Thornberg.
Sallie’s faith in god never wavered. She was beloved by her family and friends. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
A viewing will be held Monday, 01/12/2015 from 5-8pm at East Lawn, 5757 Greenback Ln, Sacramento. Service to be held Tuesday, 01/13/2015, at 10 am. Remembrances in Sallie’s name may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation. Arrangements entrusted to East Lawn.
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA