Annie Laughter Sherman
Proud of Her Family
Canton- Annie Elizabeth Laughter Sherman, age 88, was carried home by the angels on Friday, October 15, 2021.
She was born November 18, 1932 in Henderson County, North Carolina where she had made her home until moving to Haywood County during the past year. Annie was a dedicated homemaker and she loved taking care of her family and loved ones. She enjoyed spending time outdoors, going fishing, and she spent endless hours birdwatching. Annie was deeply proud of her family heritage, being raised at Chimney Rock and she often shared stories of her family’s history of being a part of the Lost Colony. In the words of her family, “She was the world’s greatest Mother.”
She was preceded in death by her parents, Oscar Laughter and Mary Ella Hawkins Laughter; her husband, Tommy Sherman who passed in 2002; her sons, Stanley Sherman, and Steve Tripp; and also a brother, Jessie Laughter.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Roland Sherman of Canton, Philip Sherman and Tina of Mountain Home, Bobby Sherman and Kim of Whittier, and Vickie Cole and Jeff of Hendersonville; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister, Pearl Laughter of Texas.
A graveside funeral service to honor the life of Mrs. Sherman will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at Oakdale Cemetery in Hendersonville.
Crawford / Ray Funeral Home and Cremation Service is honored to be caring for the Sherman family.