In Loving Memory…

Sheri M. Atkinson

Sheri Marie Atkinson, 57, of Sedalia, died Sunday, September 9, 2018, at Bothwell Regional Health Center.

She was born September 7, 1961, in Sedalia, the daughter of Charles H. and Juanita M. (Metscher) Salmons.

Sheri worked at Adco for 23 years. She enjoyed antiquing and auctions, and visiting with the customers who came into Sam’s Place. Sheri loved spending time with her grandkids. Even through her extended illness, Sheri always remained strong and kind. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Surviving are a son, Charles S. Atkinson and his wife, Ashley, of Sedalia; two grandchildren, Matthew and Alexander; her mother, Juanita Salmons, of Sedalia; her brother, Chuck Salmons, of Sedalia; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father and grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, September 13, at Heckart Funeral Home, with Pastor Jeremy Freeman officiating.

Casket bearers will be Rodney Metscher, Ryan Metscher, Jake Thomas, Mike Hunt, Kevin O’Brien and Kyle Heyer.

Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 12, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the family.



  1. Connie L Teeter :

    My condolences go out to the family. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. So very sorry for the loss of this Beautiful spirited Lady, I’ll miss you my Friend.

  3. Rest in paradise my seeet friend as you will be greatly missed. You and the memories will live forever through all who loved you. Thanks for making my life better, as this is only farewell until we meet again.

  4. Vicki McCown Mewes :

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family.

  5. Dorothy Schroder :

    I am so very sorry to hear of Sheri’s death. Thinking and praying for each of you.

  6. So sorry for the family.may God be with the family,😓

  7. Michelle Davis :

    Sending Prayers for the Family. She is in a place where she is in no more pain.

  8. Michele Blankenship :

    I will miss you my old friend! I have great memories from our youth and at wotk at Adco. Thoughts and prayers to Juanita, Chuck and the rest of her family.

  9. Sorry for your loss.

  10. Betty Metscher Senter :

    Juanita I am so sorry for the loss of your daughter.I think of you often. 🙏🏻❤️

  11. So sorry for ur loss prayers for u and the family

  12. Charles and Jim Wise :

    Our condolences to Juanita, Chuck and family on Sheri’s passing.

  13. So sorry for your loss Charlie.

  14. Mitchell D Foster :

    Prayers for the family. So sorry.

  15. So sorry to hear we have lost another earth angel. Always loved her spirit and ready smile.

  16. Praying for peace and comfort for the entire family. I still miss working with Sheri and Juanita at Adco.

  17. Dear Juanita & Family,
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    In Sympathy, Kim & Jana Birdsong

  18. Kenny and Barb Schnakenberg :

    So very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to all

  19. Carolyn & Galen Burrows :

    We are so sorry for you loss. Sheri’s struggles are finally over. She’s in the arms of her dad smiling from ear to ear.

  20. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  21. My dear sweet cousin….I am so sorry. We had some good times together when we were teens and laughed about those times as adults. My heart is truly broken. I love you Sheri

  22. Very sorry for your loss

  23. My sincere sympathy to the family. Janet Proctor

  24. Larry & Carlene Petree :

    Oh so sorry to hear this! She was a fun person and will be greatly missed. Her and her Dad are up in Heaven laughing and enjoying each other. In our prayers Juanita!!

  25. Wiley and Helen Walter :

    Was so sorry to hear of Sherry’s pasting but she is with her father in heaven now. Prayers coming your way Juanita. Can’t imagine how you are doing. God be with you all the way.

  26. Debbie Trelow Douglas :

    So sorry for the loss of Sheri. We spent many lovely times together in High School. This was certainly a shock for me and I will miss her dearly. Peacefully rest dear friend, will see you again!


    So sorry for your loss. Sheri was our neighbor and we have been blessed by knowing her. Her positive attitude and friendliness will leave a lasting impression on us. We will miss her smiling face and the talks we would have as she sat on the porch of her house . Much love and heartfelt prayers for your family. Joe and Michelle Sarver

  28. Sharon Ondracek :

    So sorry to hear of your loss, Prayers to you and the family.

  29. Stevie Galloway :

    So sorry for your loss, Sheri was such a sweet lady I always enjoyed taking care of her

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