DIGHTON — Sherry Laird, 69, died Thursday, April 5, 2018.

She was born May 1, 1948, in Scott City to Bill and Thelma Anderson.

She spent her early childhood in Healy and and graduated from Dighton High School. As a young girl, she played softball, basketball and volleyball. She had a love for animals, was an avid reader and was devoted to her family.

She married Scott Laird on Sept. 3, 1966, in Dighton. They moved to Wichita and then to Niles, Ohio. She moved with her family to Prairie Village in 1985.

She is survived by her husband; a son, Wade Laird; two grandchildren, Nadia Laird and Walker Seaver-Laird; a sister, Bobbie Barber; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Tuesday at the First Christian Church in Dighton. Burial will be in Healy.

Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton.

Memorials are suggested to the KU Endowment Society, Liver Transplant Patients in Need Fund, in care of Boomhower Funeral Home, P.O. Box 891, Dighton, KS 67839. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.