Florence Sherman

Mrs. Florence Preston Sherman, 96, of Clovis, died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2005, at Laurel Ridge Healthcare in Clovis.

She was born June 7, 1909, to Melbourne and Louise Wooding Preston in New Haven, Conn. She married Frank W. Sherman Jr. on Sept. 12, 1931, in West Haven, Conn.

She was a legal secretary at Kline and Kline for 10 years. She was office manager of the American Studies Department at Yale University for 12 years.

She moved from Florida to Clovis in 1993. She was a member of the United Church of Christ until she joined the Westminister Presbyterian Church.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; and two brothers, Melbourne and Robert Preston.

She is survived by her son, Rev. Frank Sherman (and wife, Carolyn) of Clovis; and a grandson, Marc Sherman (Daylene) of Galveston, Texas.

Clyde Davis will officiate at the memorial services.

Cremation has taken place. Burial will be on Oct. 8, 2005, at the Beaverdale Memorial Park in Hamden, Conn.

Memorial contributions may be made to Westminister Presbyterian Church, 3112 N. Thornton, Clovis, NM 88101.

Arrangements by Muffley Funeral Home in Clovis.