Melitha “Lee” Sherill

Melitha “Lee” Sherill, 82, of Princeton, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at her home.

She was a member of Creswell Baptist Church and a self-employed hairdresser.

She is survived by her daughters, Dawn (Kyle)Porter of Princeton and Lisa Menditto (Jim) of Florida; son, Mark (Diane) Sherill of Fredonia; brother, Donald (Barbara) Capps of Fredonia; grandchildren, James Menditto, Vincent Menditto, Brandon Sherill, Bray Sherill and Carlin Porter; daughter-in-law, Judy Sherill of Princeton; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Allen Sherill; parents, Willard and Maggie Lou Foster Capps; son, Jeff Sherill; and brother, Rodney Capps.

Visitation will be held at from 11:00 AM to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, 2020, at Morgan’s Funeral Home in Princeton.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. at Morgan’s Funeral Home with Bro. Mike Franklin officiating, assisted by Rev. Bill Bruce. Burial will follow in Highland cemetery in Guthrie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon International, Lyon Caldwell Gideons, PO Box 421, Eddyville, KY 42038 or St. Jude Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.

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