Sheryn L. Little, 75


Sheryn Lee “Sherrie” Little, 75, of Sawyerville, died at 8:14 a.m. on Sunday, May 7, 2023, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Private family services will be held. Kravanya Funeral Home in Gillespie is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Little was born on June 8, 1947, in Arkansas City, KS.  For many years, Mrs. Little worked retail for Rural King in both Carlinville and Litchfield.  She took great joy and pride in addressing the customers with a smile and “hello,” and escorting them through the store to retrieve the item they were looking to purchase.  She enjoyed talking to people.

Mrs. Little is survived by her son, Rick (Rachel) Smith of Carlinville; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; brothers, Terry (Gayla) Crites of Gillespie and Jerry (Cindy) Crites of Benld; three nieces; one nephew; six great-nieces; and six great-nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and brother, Garrie Crites.

Memorials are suggested to Gillespie Caring Center.  Condolences may ve left online at