Sheryl Annette Younker, 57, of Chicago IL passed away October 25, 2011 at the Evanston Hospital, Chicago, IL.  She was born September 11, 1954 in Taylorville, IL., the daughter of Wayne and Norma (Elder) Younker.  She was married to Carmen Scavo on February 11, 1984 in Chicago, IL.  She was a policewoman for the Chicago Police Department for several years.  She graduated from the Edinburgh High School, the University of Illinois and the Chicago Police Academy.  She was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church, Sharpsburg, IL.

She is survived by parents, Wayne and Norma Younker of Edinburg, IL.; Husband, Carmen Scavo of Chicago; daughter, Theresa Scavo of Chicago; Adopted son, Billy Argus of Champaign, IL; Brothers, Doug (Betty) Younker of Edinburgh and Phil (Teri) Younker of Taylorville; sisters, Nancy (Larry) Keller of Tilden, IL and Susan (Allen) Hutcheson of Williamsville, IL; several nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by grandparents, Earl & Velma Younker and Earl & Fern Elder, nephew, Nicolas Younker.

Memorial Services will be held at 12:00pm Saturday, November 19, 2011 at the Bethel Baptist Church, Sharpsburg, IL. with Pastor Ted Marrinan officiating.  Cremation Rites have been accorded.  Inurnment will be in Bethel Baptist Cemetery, Sharpsburg, IL.

Memorials:  Bethel Baptist Church, 1919 N. 1000 East Road, Taylorville, IL 62568 or the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Homes, LTD, Taylorville.  Sign on line guest book at


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