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Graveside services for Wanda Cherry, 83, of Lufkin, will be held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2016 in the Fielder Memorial Cemetery, with Kevin Hathorn officiating.
Mrs. Cherry was born January 21, 1933 in Broaddus, Texas, the daughter of the late Ethel (Neal) and Thomas Wise. She passed away Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at her residence.
Mrs. Cherry was a homemaker and a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking and doing yard work. She was a caregiver to all.
Survivors include her daughter, Debra Sowell; son, Edwin Sowell; sisters, June Brashear, Dru Davidson, Mary Kolbasinski, and Annis Smith; grandsons, Denver Hathorn, Lynn Hathorn, and Kevin Hathorn; granddaughter, Amanda Sowell; and a number of great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Cherry was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Sowell, Sr.; second husband, Leo Cherry; and son, Barry Sowell.
Services are in the care of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home