She had been visiting family in San Francisco when she was involved in a serious automobile accident in the town of Half Moon Bay, California while doing some sight-seeing down the coast on June 10, 2014.
Sheryl was taken by helicopter from the accident scene directly to surgery due to her injuries, and remained in the ICU until she passed.
Sheryl was born on January 30, 1959 in Spokane, Washington to Darrell R. Ery and Charlotte (Lawrence) Ery.
She grew up in Moscow, Idaho where she graduated from Moscow High School in 1977.
She worked for her father while attending high school and went on to attend Kinman Business College in Spokane.
She was then employed by The Display House for 34 years.
Sheryl married J W Palmer, the son of Jewel W. Palmer and Edith H. (Boyce) Palmer on June 21, 1980 in Moscow, Idaho.Together they resided in Spokane all their married life.
Sheryl began a new career recently in estate sales and crafting which was one of her loves in life.
She loved to scrapbook, travel, take care of their pets, and do genealogical research.
Sheryl was an organ donor and her undamaged organs will live on to give others a chance at life.
She is survived by her husband J. Wilson Palmer, Spokane; mother, Charlotte Ery, Moscow; a brother Darin and Traci Ery, Moscow; a sister Karen and Jeff Philips, Redmond, Oregon; and five nephews, Darrell J. and Daniel R. Ery, Lannie and Brock Pedersen all of Moscow and Joshua Clemm of Troy, Idaho.
Sheryl was preceded in death by a brother Gale and father Darrell R. Ery.
She was a much loved daughter, wife, sister, aunt and friend to many people who will miss her greatly.
Cremation has taken place and will be placed with her husband at a later date.
A Celebration of Life will be held at their house at 6803 S. Shelby Ridge Road on Sunday, August 3 from 4-7 PM for any who wish to attend.
Donations may be made to a non-kill animal shelter in her name.