Retired Correctional Sgt. Cheryl Parr passed away on July 7, the R.A. McGee Correctional Training Center (CTC) reported.

Sgt. Parr began her career with CDCR at the CTC in November 1988 as a Correctional Officer cadet. She reported to Sierra Conservation Center in December 1988 as a Correctional Officer.

In October 1993, she promoted to Correctional Sergeant. She transferred to the CTC in June 2005, where she remained until her retirement on Dec. 2, 2010.

After her retirement, she worked as a Staff Services Manager I (Retired Annuitant) at CalPERS.

Funeral services are planned for 11:30 a.m., Friday, July 10, at the Wilson Family Chapel, 1290 Winton Way, Atwater.