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Sheryl Caroline James Porter

Obituary for Sheryl Caroline James Porter

December 10, 1969 - April 13, 2021
Herndon, Virginia | Age 51


Sheryl Caroline James was born on December 10, 1969 in Orange Park, Jamaica to Ms. Ina Murphy & Mr. Clifford James.

At the age of 11, Sheryl moved to the United States, where she attended Herndon High School to receive her GED. Later on she attended Strayer University and graduated with both an Associate's and Bachelor's degree in Business Administration & Human Resource Management. In 2009, Sheryl attended a 12 weeks course for Project Management and Human Resources at George Mason. Shortly after, Sheryl then received a job at Equifax and worked there for 10 years as a Production Unit Manager & HR Representative. After years of gathering experience she then moved to Serco and worked there for 14 years as a HR Representative and Project Manager.

Sheryl was very active in the community as well and an unbelievably kind person. Every weekend, Sheryl would help prepare and serve meals to the homeless in the Washington, DC area for the "Meals on Wheels America" organization. She also was the Personal Hygiene Coordinator for the Lamb Center in Fairfax, Virginia, where she would provide meals, personal hygiene services and share positivity and love to those in need.

Sheryl had a major love for drawing, coloring and watching Law & Order and Tyler Perry movies as well. She would always draw, as her way of getting peace and quiet.

Sheryl was formally married to Curtis Porter Sr, where they started a family of two sons Curtis Porter Jr. "CJ" and Jordan Porter and left to cherish her mother Ina Murphy, Father Clifford James, Sons Curtis "CJ" Porter Jr & Jordan Porter, Grandsons Keyon Somers Porter, DeRyan Porter, Jakorei Porter & Santana Porter. Brothers, Presley Hyman, Christopher James, Donald James, Julian James & Marcus Braxton, Sister Rosie James. As well as a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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