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“I know it has been 3 years. I didn't know this site was here. I just woke up and was very sad and didn't know why. I have a picture of Cheryl...Read More »
1 of 39 | Posted by: Bergilda Scarabarough - Chickasha, OK

“I can only say thanks to all of you for sharing your memories and condolences. Having been with Cheryl for almost 16 years I can truly say she has...Read More »
2 of 39 | Posted by: J. Dyer - phoenix, AZ - husband

“So sorry to hear of Cheryl's passing. I remember all the good times we had in High School. Cheryl lived two houses down from me. Steve Perine and...Read More »
3 of 39 | Posted by: MIke Mullins - Oxford , MS

“j iam so very sorry for your loss get well soon oldman i remember you all so very often regards tony ”
4 of 39 | Posted by: tony gathercole - london england

“My condolences go out to the Applegate family. Sincerely Dorothy ”
5 of 39 | Posted by: Dorothy Lambert

“She always had a great big smile for such a small girl, i will miss all the parties and just fun times,she was the best i will really miss her, love...Read More »
6 of 39 | Posted by: keena straney - vine grove, KY

“Cheryl was not only my little sister she was also one of my best friends. I will miss her laughter and her caring and loving attitude toward everyone...Read More »
7 of 39 | Posted by: debi reichert - sister

“I enjoyed working with Cheryl when she was at Balfour, Kentucky. She was professional, diligent, and excellent to work with. I always knew if she...Read More »
8 of 39 | Posted by: Terry Holman - Longview, TX

“I am always saddened to hear of the death of one of my former students. I will always remember Cheryl's smile and warm personality when she was in...Read More »
9 of 39 | Posted by: Judy Bishop - Radcliff, KY

“Will miss all of our Rodeo Good TImes and Cheers.... You were an Awesome and Great Person.... ”
10 of 39 | Posted by: Pat Roby - FRIEND

“I just found out about Cheryl so sorry. I was one of her best friends along with Donna, Regina. I would walk to her house on the weekends, that was...Read More »
11 of 39 | Posted by: Gerlinde Pelfrey Hammon - FL

“I never knew a couple so suited to make each other happy. God bless you Jay, and all of Cheryl's family, as you face the loss. The first thing I...Read More »
12 of 39 | Posted by: Ken Daugherty - Cecilia, KY

“I'm saddened to read about Cheryl's passing. I'm sorry to the family for their loss. We were friends in the high school days I remember going over...Read More »
13 of 39 | Posted by: Michael and Carol Thompson Dymowski - KY

“I remember when we move to Ky. from Va. the Applegates lived arcoss the street from us, and their family was the ones we first met and and welcomed...Read More »
14 of 39 | Posted by: Elaine Samples Jones

“I just heard about Cheryl today. I am in stunned. We lived in the same neighborhood growing up. We hung out after our marriages for awhile and...Read More »
15 of 39 | Posted by: Regina Freed - Elizabethtown, KY

“Just saw in the paper about Cheryl. Cheryl was my best friend in the 8th & 9th grade (along with Regina Freed and Susan Biggs). We stayed in touch...Read More »
16 of 39 | Posted by: Donna Lambert Skeeters - KY

“Jerry, I am so sorry about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers! ”
17 of 39 | Posted by: Joelena Stewart Fulkerson - Upton, KY

“I just received the news of Cheryl's passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to each family member. She will be missed. I also remember the day...Read More »
18 of 39 | Posted by: mike marshall - louisville, KY

“I was given the sad news today about Cheryl. My thoughts and prayers go out to Jay and all her friends and family. I've lost touch with Cheryl...Read More »
19 of 39 | Posted by: Steve Sullivan - Nashville, TN

“I just found out and I am saddened and stunned beyond belief. I couldn't even begin to put into words what Cheryl meant to me. Even though we'd...Read More »
20 of 39 | Posted by: Shelianne Dile - Nashville, TN

“Jay (Jerry), So very sorry to hear about Cheryl, she was such a sweetheart, you two were perfect for one another. At a time like this, words seem...Read More »
21 of 39 | Posted by: Debbie Osborne - Elizabethtown, KY

“Sorry to hear about Cheryl. She was always so warm and inviting at the family functions. She would not let me be shy and stay in the corner. She...Read More »
22 of 39 | Posted by: Jon Boyd - Mansfield, OH - Cousin

“I just wanted to send a note to let you know how stunned and saddened I am to hear of Cheryl's passing into spirit. I remember her laughter and...Read More »
23 of 39 | Posted by: Kimberly Boyd Rondy - Cousin

“Please accept our condolences. ”
24 of 39 | Posted by: Haris & Lakshmi Witharane - TX

“I am a coworker of Jerry's. I never had to pleasure of meeting Cheryl, but Jerry talked about her ALL the time. He loved her very much. My...Read More »
25 of 39 | Posted by: Stacie Buchanan - Glendale, AZ

“Cheryl, I have never met you but Jay has always spoken to you with love and kindness. I know you are with the heavenly father right now, looking down...Read More »
26 of 39 | Posted by: Christina Kruse

“I only met Jay's wife Cheryl one time at the car races at Firebird in Phoenix. Jay always spoke highly of her. I am so sorry to hear of his loss. ...Read More »
27 of 39 | Posted by: Patsy Scott - co-worker/friend

“Jay spoke about Cheryl all the time. I never got a chance to meet her but feel that I knew her through Jay. They seemed to love each other very much....Read More »
28 of 39 | Posted by: Pareeza - Jay's co-worker

“Aunt Cheryl, I want to thank you for being such a wonderful part of my life. Growing up you were always just "Brenton's mom," or "my mom's sister"......Read More »
29 of 39 | Posted by: Riah - Vine Grove, KY - Niece

“Both my husband and I feel so very sorry for your family's loss. It's been a terribly stressful time for all of you. Our hope is that your faith,...Read More »
30 of 39 | Posted by: Lesa Anthony - Phoenix, AZ

“I am so sorry for the loss of Cheryl. I only met her a couple of times but know she was a wonderful woman. I wish peace to her family. I know she...Read More »
31 of 39 | Posted by: Gina Dukes - Plant City, FL

“Cheryl, My heart is heavy hearing of your passing. You were a wonderful boss and even better friend! Our paths drifted but you were always thought of...Read More »
32 of 39 | Posted by: Linda (Hunt) Frost

“Cheryl was a wonderful and friendly person, who always treated me like a valued friend. She will be greatly missed by many. ”
33 of 39 | Posted by: Brett Turley

“I first met Jay and Cheryl when my wife and I joined the Southern Cruisers riding group. We became close friends and met just about every Friday...Read More »
34 of 39 | Posted by: Larry Griffith - Glendale, AZ

“I always have held Cheryl in high regard as, she was a generous spirited woman who always welcomed you in her home never thinking of her own...Read More »
35 of 39 | Posted by: Joseph Fletcher - Family Friend

“Cheryl was always a very positive part of my daughter's life. Erin loved and respected her. I will never forget the great help Cheryl was when Erin...Read More »
36 of 39 | Posted by: Marsha Copeland - Plant City, FL

“We will keep Mama CiCi in our hearts. Evyn, Harrison, and I wish we could be there. I will always remember how welcomed we felt when we visited and...Read More »
37 of 39 | Posted by: Talath - Glen Allen, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
38 of 39 | Posted by: Jody

“You are missed more than you could ever imagine. The impact you had on my life alone is tremendous. I am so glad I had that time with you. At some...Read More »
39 of 39 | Posted by: Erin - daughter


Cheryl Ann Applegate Dyer , 54, passed on February 24, 2011 doing what she loved, riding the Harley.

She is survived by her husband J Dyer, sons J Brenton Dyer and Jeffrey Cooper, beloved dog Hamie. Her Mother Annabelle Worcester (KY), Sister Bonnie Fletcher and husband Charlie (AZ), Sister Debi Reichert (KY), brother Sonny (KY), brother Bubba (Clay) (KY). Stepdaughter and son in law Erin and Talath Witharane of VA and grandchildren Evyn and Harrison. She had numerous neices and nephews, friends.

Cheryl grew up in Ky, she then moved to AZ so her and J could ride the Harley year round. Family meant everthing to her. "Damnit J!"