Sherlie I. Bracken (nee Smith), 80, of Brunswick, went home to be with her Lord Monday, January 22, 2018. She was born on April 26, 1937 to the late Robert and Susan (nee Bailey) Smith.
She will be remembered most for her generous spirit and her Godly influence on all those that knew her. Sherlie was a longtime, active member of the Brunswick Nazarene Church. She also dedicated her time as a volunteer for Hospice of Medina County and she loved to travel and garden.
She is survived by her loving children, Sherry (Daniel) Collins, Kenneth Bracken, Susan (David) Wade; sister, Joanne (William) Bracken; brother, Joel (Mary) Smith; beloved grandchildren, Jason (Kayla), Aaron (Savannah), Jared (Ashley), Ashley, Amanda and great-grandchildren, Jamey, Jacob, Joshua.
Sherlie was preceded in death by her husband, Lonnie Bracken in 2005; grandson, Anthony and siblings, Emily, Robert, Donnie, Norma Mae.
The family will receive friends Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 4 to 8 P.M. at Waite and Son Funeral Home, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. A celebration of life will be held Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5 P.M. at Brunswick Church of Nazarene, 3965 Center Road, Brunswick. Private interment will be at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Compassionate Care Hospice, 300 N. Cleveland Massillon Road, Suite 103, Akron, OH 44333.