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Sherry Elaine King

July 28, 1965 – June 10, 2024

Mukilteo, Washington

Sherry Elaine King was born July 28, 1965, in Everett, Washington, to parents Mary Evelyn King and Richard Arthur King. She was the youngest of four children.
As a young adult she worked as a tour guide in the Washington State Legislature, where her father served as a state representative for 32 years. She also worked as a flagger on road crews in Snohomish County and in the kitchen crew at Harbour Pointe Golf Course, where she was very excited to make a sandwich for basketball great Jack Sikma.
She earned an AA degree in business marketing from Everett Community College. In later years a disability prevented her from working.
She loved the ocean and visited Ocean Shores every summer first with her parents and later with her children and grandchildren. She loved her family and friends very much.
She died of ovarian cancer on June 10, 2024, at her home in Mukilteo, Washington. She is survived by her son Travis Nicolas Taylor, daughter Sierra Desiree Paulson, grandchildren Zieke Travis Green and Jerzi Jai Marlee Jones, her siblings Douglas King, Diana King and Shawn King, and her beloved service dog Lucky Star.
Her children are planning a celebration of her life later this summer. Please consider donations to Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County,


So incredibly surprised and sad to see that she passed. We met as teens and kept in touch and saw each other at times over the years. I last saw her 3 years ago and she was in very good spirits.
Always, she loved her parents, her children, her view of the sound, and her former dance instructor Michael Jordan and his dance school The Betty Spooner School of Dance.

R.I.P. Sherry and rest easy now. You deserve it.
Scott Spiwak

I can’t believe you are gone, you were a wonderful neighbor to have. My mom did not have many people in her life but she sure did love you and enjoyed doing things with you, go on walks, and go to church. I saw you about a month or two before you passed away and I am so thankful for seeing you our conversation was so heart warming and you opened up to me about a lot and I was so grateful to see you that day and give you a hug, I left a letter at your door letting you know if you need anything please don’t hesitate to reach out and then I hear you are gone. So many beautiful souls leaving this earth. I am praying for your family and loved ones may you rest in peace you will be missed….you will be very missed Sherry! 

Lacey Dunlop

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