Sharon Elizabeth Kidwell

December 9, 1951April 30, 2020
Obituary of Sharon Elizabeth Kidwell
Sharon Elizabeth “Sherry” Kidwell, nee Wright, 68, passed away on April 30, 2020 at Riverside Regional Medical Center. Sherry was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on December 9, 1951. She was preceded in death by her mother, Verna Mae Holt Wright, and sister, Nedis Backus. Sherry had a great love for her family and friends. She served as a room mother and Cub Scout leader for her two sons as they grew up. She expressed her artistic side with watercolor painting and a wide range of arts and crafts. She kept her mind active reading books of all genres and was an accomplished event planner. She supported the USO, no kill animal shelters, homeless shelters, the food bank, and the DC and Dollywood eagle cams. Sherry was a diehard fan of her beloved Tennessee Volunteer football team. Left with the fondest memories of Sherry is her husband of 48 years, Charles Barry Kidwell, and son, Jeffrey P. Kidwell, both of Hampton, Virginia, son, Justin W. Kidwell, of Asheville, North Carolina, her father, Billy Joe Wright, of Ruston, Louisiana, brothers, Phillip Wright and Billy Wright, sisters, Jolene Foster, Joyce Chandler, and Tammy Wright, aunts Mary Howerton and Frankie Atkins, uncle Jack Wright, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Sherry had many lifelong friends as well and she treasured spending time with them. A Celebration of Life will be held at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home on April 2, 2022 followed by a family and friends picnic at Sandy Bottom Nature Park where Sherry’s loved ones can share their love and favorite memories of her. In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be made to your local food bank or homeless shelter.

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Saturday, April 02, 2022

Celebration of Life Service

Saturday, April 02, 2022

Interment to Follow the Service