Rebecca Bernice Cherry
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Rebecca Bernice Cherry
  • September 12, 1928 - May 19, 2017
  • Kennesaw, Georgia

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Rebecca Cherry was born Bernice Rebecca Sheriff in Calhoun-Clemson, South Carolina on Sept. 12, 1928. She passed away on May 19 at the age of 88 yrs. old. Rebecca's parents were Mitchell and Elizabeth Sheriff of Clemson, S.C. Both parents were born in the 1800's. Rebecca is survived by her husband, R. Walter Cherry of Acworth, a daughter, Diane H. Smith of Ball Ground, sons, Steve M. Harrison of Eastman, Ga. and Mark C. Harrison of Waleska. There are 5 grandchildren: Shannon Smith, Keesha Asher, Kelly Smith, Adele Harrison and Joachim Harrison. There are 5 great grandchildren: Reagan Asher, Peyton Asher, Carson Asher, Weston Smith and Addison Smith.

Rebecca had a love for music. She played the organ for Eastside Baptist Church in Marietta, Acworth Presbyterian Church and Mars Hill Presbyterian Church in Acworth. A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 June 15 at Mars Hill Presbyterian Church, 3385 Mars Hill Rd, Acworth 30101. In lieu of flowers a donation can be made to the City of Ball Ground Botanical Garden, P. O. Box 285, Ball Ground, Ga. 30107.