Obituaries for Oct. 15, 2016

Sheryl Lee Hearn

Sheryl Lee Hearn, 54, manager of Whiskers Resort, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016.

Sheryl was born on May 5, 1962, and was raised in San Diego, California. As an adult, she moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where she met and married her beloved husband, Russell, on New Year’s Eve, 1998. Sheryl gave birth to their lovely daughter, Lila, in 1999. Sheryl fulfilled her dream of moving to Hawaii, and in 2012, the family settled in Kapaa. Sheryl forged friendships in her new community and became manager of Whiskers Resort, helping it win “Best of Kauai” annually. Sheryl was a dedicated wife and mother. She had a delightful personality, great sense of humor, friendly disposition, and giving nature. She passed away from complications related to cancer.

Sheryl is survived by her husband of 17 years, Russell Hearn, and their 17-year-old daughter, Lila Hearn. She will be very missed.

Her memorial service will be at Kealia Beach at 4:45 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, followed by a potluck over a cooking fire. Please bring your memories, a beach chair and a potluck item.


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