Sherry Tarbet Johnston passed away in the early morning of Sunday June 23, 2013 at the Good Shepard Home in Medford, Ore. Sherry was born in Berkeley, Calif. July 24, 1941 to Ellice Tarbet and Daniel Webster Johnston.

She dedicated her life to service, first as a teacher of the young in Los Angeles, Calif., and then as a social worker for Catholic Charities where she served as a family counselor. Sherry loved animals and spent many years of her life raising and caring for llamas and bengal cats on the Johnston family property on Tolman Creek in Ashland, Ore.

She is survived by her three children, Katey, Holly, and Dylan; and her three grandchildren, Peter, Brandon, and Skyler.

A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. July 19, 2013 at the Episcopal Church in Ashland, Ore. Memorial contributions can be sent to the Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. 2nd St., Ashland, OR 97520. Arrangements handled by Litwiller-Simonsen Funeral Home and Crematory.