Sherry L. Bartz

Sherry L. Bartz, age 74, of Maywood, Missouri, died on May 24, 2024 in Columbia, MO. She was born on March 3rd of 1950 in Quincy, IL. She married Clarence Bartz. He preceded her in death in December of 2023.

Sherry worked as a CNA at the Good Samaritan Home and then for many years at the Illinois Veterans Home. Sherry was affectionately known as, ‘Grandma Tootsie Roll’. Sherry was a member of the Moose Lodge.

Sherry is survived by:
THREE CHILDREN: Sherry Lee Powell (Jason) of Quincy; Thomas Butler (Kelly) of Maywood, MO and Jordan Bartz of Maywood, MO.
SIX GRANDCHILDREN: Emily Robertson (Brad), Breanne Powell, Abigail Powell (Austin Goldizen), Tegan Butler, Allie Smith (Garin) and Kelsea Snider (Justin)
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Azriel, Grayson, Gianna, Amelia, Avia, Braxton, Harper, and Fallon.
SIBLINGS: Phyllis Cheney of Quincy, IL
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to her husband, Sherry was preceded in death by her father, Robert Boernson and her mother Dorothy Jones along with her husband Norman, and siblings: Sue Walton, Mary Hickerson, Goldie Knuffman, Norman Jones and James Jones.

Friends and family are invited to a Memorial service that will be held on Thursday, June 13, 2024 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at the First Assembly of God Church in Ewing, MO. Flowers, memorials and expressions of sympathy are welcome but please deliver to Sherry Powell or to the First Assembly of God Church in Ewing for the memorial.


  1. Buffy bence on June 9, 2024 at 6:55 pm

    Rip Sherry.You was always nice to my family.We had some good times over at your house in Maywood.You will be missed.

  2. Diana Hirt on June 9, 2024 at 7:07 pm

    Sherry, Bre and Abbie my heart and prayers are with you. May your memories bring you peace and comfort. All I can offer is my prayers, but you will be in them. Diana

  3. Kim whiteaker on June 9, 2024 at 7:51 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Sending my condolences to you and your families.

  4. Lauretta Hearn on June 9, 2024 at 9:38 pm

    She was also an amazing foster mom. My brother and I were fostered by her twice.

  5. Frank Knuffman on June 10, 2024 at 8:33 am

    You are going to be missed your nephew frank

  6. Norma Elligsen on June 10, 2024 at 10:28 am

    She was a great Aunt. I will miss you greatly.

  7. Toby@ Clyde wagner on June 10, 2024 at 9:38 pm

    We only realuze how much
    someone means to us when they are no longer with us

  8. Regina on June 11, 2024 at 9:05 pm

    Rip my maywood mama…you will be greatly missed by many…

  9. Jean Feikert (Walton) on June 12, 2024 at 3:50 pm

    Jim and I send our condolences. Aunt Sherry was an amazing person. Wish we could be there

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