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Sherry (Lynn) Hofmeyer Dunn, 45, of Charles City, Va., died July 19, 2016, on the family farm where she grew up, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

Sherry was born Oct. 16, 1970, in Richmond, Va. She attended Walsingham Academy from kindergarten through ninth grade. She graduated from Williamsburg Christian Academy in 1989, and in 2015 she graduated from South University with a degree in healthcare management.

Sherry Hofmeyer Dunn
     Sherry Hofmeyer Dunn

She loved the OBX, baseball games, competitive cheer, Virginia Tech football, the mountains of Tennessee and Virginia, and attending concerts with her oldest daughters. She was a proud mom of a son who played for the Williamsburg Revolution baseball team, and she enjoyed participating as a FAME cheer mom. Her favorite times were spent on the river with her children and friends, especially at her favorite spot at Tomahund Plantation. She was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Charles City, Va. She also attended Williamsburg Community Chapel.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Norman Hofmeyer Sr.; maternal grandparents, Gordon Landes and Tabitha Johnson; and step-grandfather, George Johnson.

She is survived by her husband, Michael M. Dunn Sr.; parents, Dorothy Landes and Arthur Norman Hofmeyer Jr.; children, Courtney Thompson, Kayla Thompson, Seth Dunn and Savanna Dunn; four stepchildren; sisters, Bonnie Hofmeyer (Roger Sizemore) and Robin Hofmeyer Ellis (Bruce Ellis); and mother-in-law, Joan Dunn.

A visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, July 22, 2016, at Nelsen Funeral Home, 3785 Strawberry Plains Road, Williamsburg, Va. A funeral service will be at noon Saturday, July 23, at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Charles City, Va. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service at the church. A lunch will follow the service at the church.

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