Minister Sheryl (Foster) Calhoun

January 1, 2015


Minister Sheryl Foster Calhoun went home to be with her Heavenly Father January 1, 2015 at the Spalding Regional Medical Center in Griffin, Georgia.  Minister Calhoun was born on January 28, 1965 to the parentage of the late Mr. McColdy Foster and Mrs. Mary A. Foster.


At an early age she joined the St. Galilee Church of God in Christ in Sandersville, Georgia and later moved to Griffin, Georgia where she joined the Church at Griffin under the leadership of Pastor H. Bernard Miller where she served faithfully.  After several years she made the transition to Abundant Mercy Christian Center in McDonough, Georgia.  


Sheryl attended the Washington County Public Schools in Sandersville, Georgia.  She graduated from Washington County High School in 1983.  Upon graduating she attended Georgia Southwestern College in Americus, Georgia for two years studying  in the Medical Field.  She studied Christian Counseling at Restoration Theological Seminary, receiving her Bachelor's Degree while pursuing her Masters.  


Sheryl was founder and CEO of Imagine Me Ministries of Griffin, Georgia as well as one of the founding Members of Abundant Mercy Christian Church in McDonough, Georgia.  She was an Associate Minister, a Director of Christian Education, Diretor of Missions and one of the Christian Counselors.  She was a Trustee and Supervisor over the Ushers.  She was a board Member of Living for His Purpose Women's Ministry and a former Member of the National Coalition of Women in Ministry.  


Minister Calhoun was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Harvey Calhoun.  She leaves to cherish her precious memories, a son Mr. Marshio Jamiele Dent of Griffin, Georgia; two grandchildren, Jirah S. Dent and Madison Dent of Griffin, Georgia; a loving and devoted mother, Mrs. Mary A. Foster of Sandersville, Georgia; one sister, Ms. Cynthia Hood of Sandersville, Georgia; two brothers, Mr. Kelvin DeWayne Foster of Augusta, Georgia and Mr. Terrence (CreCynthia) Foster of Sandersville, Georgia; three uncles, Mr. Jimmy Swint, Mr. Willie (Christine) Swint both  of Sandersville, Georgia and Rev. Silas (Mildred) Swint of Killen, Texas; her mother-in-law, Mrs. Susie Mae Calhoun of Griffin, Georgia; two brothers-in-law, Mr. John (Laura) Calhoun and Mr. James (Patricia) Calhoun of Griffin, Georgia; a devoted friend, Mr. Daryl Gresham of Augusta, Georgia; many devoted nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 10, 2015, 12 Noon at St. Galilee Church of God in Christ in Sandersville, Georgia with interment in the Rest Haven Cemetery, Sandersville, Georgia.   The family Repast will be immediately after interment at the Family Retreat Center in Tennille, Georgia.  


Minister Calhoun will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.  There will be no viewing after eulogy.  

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