Sherrill Elliott Swedoski Obituary

Mrs. Sherrill Elliott Swedoski, age 84, passed away August 8, 2022, in Mt. Ida, Arkansas. She was born May 5, 1938, in Houston, Texas, to the late Mervyn Leon and Erma Jewell Elliott.

Mrs. Swedoski was a woman of many talents; she was good at everything she did and amazing in every way. She wrote poetry, played violin, painted, and could sew anything without a pattern; the only thing she couldn’t do was row a canoe. She had a wonderful imagination. Sherrill worked for NASA, in Webster, Texas, and she retired from the Federal Aviation Administration Air Traffic Control Division. She was the oldest of 4 girls and knew it too, she would often tease her sisters that she was Wonder Woman. Sherill was a strong Christian lady and raised her children to be “no-nonsense”.

Mrs. Swedoski is preceded in death by her husband, Richard; her parents, Mervyn Leon and Erma Jewell Elliott; and by her sister, Sue Ann Elliott. She is survived by her son, Larry Davis and wife Rita of Mena, Arkansas; daughters, Phyllis Caldwell of Mena, Arkansas, Pamela Rossoni and husband Chris of Hot Springs Village, Arkansas; grandchildren, Tiffany Crawford, Callie Gallagher, Joe Evans, Andrea Caldwell, Mac Caldwell, Katy Kesterson, Greg Davis; 12 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Beverly Johnson of Teague, Texas, Lanis Harwell and husband Billy of Waldron, Arkansas; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

There are no services planned at this time for Mrs. Swedoski, cremation arrangements are entrusted to Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. There will be a private gathering for family to be announced at a later date.

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