Sherri Lynne Hughes

Sherri Lynne Hughes passed away at her home in South Lake Tahoe, California on Monday, September 9, 2013. She was 53. Sherri was born April 1, 1960, in Raymond, Washington to Kenneth and Betty (Ashby) Hollingsworth.

Sherri was raised in South Bend, Washington, and graduated from South Bend High School in 1978. In 2011, she received her master’s degree in graphic design.

On June 21, 1997, Sherri married Paul Hughes in Rocklin, Calif. He survives her at the family home in South Lake Tahoe.

In addition to her husband, Paul; she is also survived by her mother, Betty Hollingsworth and sister, Kathy Ellefson both of Cosmopolis, Wash.; daughters, Lindsey Freeman of Portland, Oregon and Tasia Freeman of Brookings, Oregon and grandson, Calvin Grant Kosta.

Sherri had also lived in Seattle; Sacramento, California and Brookings, Oregon.

She had worked as a Graphic Designer for 30 years and had owned her own business for 9 years until retirement earlier this year. Sherri also volunteered for the Humane Society.

She loved her animals, especially her dogs Chocolate, Bear, KD and Dakota who she will meet in Heaven.

The family requests any remembrances of Sherri be sent in her memory to the Humane Society or PAWS.

A graveside service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 16, 2013, at Fern Hill Cemetery in Aberdeen.

Please visit to sign the online book of memories or to light a memorial candle. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Harrison Family Mortuary of Aberdeen.