Thursday, June 16, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00
p.m. at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home
Friday, June 17, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral
Funeral home: Quiram Peasley Funeral Home,
Harry G. Sherman, 92, of Atlanta, passed away today,
Tuesday, June 14,2016, at HSHS St. John's Hospital
in Springfield at 12:30 a.m.
Funeral services for Mr. Sherman will be held on
Friday, June 17, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Mr. Maurice
Stribling will officiate.
Visitation for Harry will be held on Thursday, June
16, 2016, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at
Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home. Masonic Rites will
follow the visitation.
Burial will be in the Atlanta Cemetery at a later
date. Cremation Rites to be accorded.
Harry George Sherman was born March 19, 1924, in
Bloomington, the son of Peter and Mae Jones Sherman.
He married Christina Leslie in Bloomington on July
3, 1949. She preceded him in death in 2010.
Harry is survived by their children: Sally (Randy) Geddert, Mark
Sherman, and John (Karen) Sherman, all of Atlanta; seven
grandchildren: Leslie (Rob) Johnson, Marshall (Shannon Fritcher)
Geddert, Elisha (Dustin) Harksen, Ryne (Georgena) Sherman, Jordan
Sherman, Brent Sherman, and Chelsea Sherman; and five
great-grandchildren: Randi Lynn Ragland, Maddux and Mylah Harksen,
and Max and Augustina Sherman.
Harry was preceded in death by one brother: Ray Sherman.
Harry served in the United States Army during World War II. He
worked as a General Contractor. He was a member of the Atlanta
Masonic Lodge #165, Atlanta Rotary Club, Atlanta American Legion
Post #341, Atlanta VFW, and the Atlanta Christian Church. Harry was
a founding member of the Atlanta Bowl and owned and operated
Sherman's Curiosity Shop for 30 years. He was a generous supporter
of the town of Atlanta, serving on the City Council as Alderman and
as Mayor Pro Temp, and the Atlanta Fire Department, in addition to
volunteering and financially supporting the annual fireworks
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Fire Department or the Atlanta
Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of
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