Sherry Ann Smithson, a longtime resident of the Colville area, passed away on Wednesday, May 2 in Colville at the age of 48. Sherry was born on Dec. 11, 1964 in Wenatchee, the daughter of Charles Smithson and Carolyn Smithson. Sherry enjoyed her work at Pinewood Terrace Nursing Home as and assistant director of nursing and a registered nurse for numerous years. Sherry was a wonderful mother, daughter, sister, aunt and dear friend. She will be forever missed.Sherry is survived by her daughter, Shaina Wilkins; fiancé Brian Hedrick; sister, Lisa Smithson; nephew, Andrew Erdman; grandmother, Evelyn Farley; parents, Charles Smithson and Carolyn Smithson, numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and her faithful pet, Levi.Sherry was preceded in death by her brother, Troy J. Smithson of Colville.A celebration of life for Sherry Smithson will be announced at a later time. Please visit the on-line memorial and sign the guestbook at www.danekasfuneralchapel.com. Memorial contributions may be given to any local association caring for the welfare of animals. Danekas Funeral Chapel and Crematory is entrusted with the arrangements.