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© Alva Review-Courier
December 27, 2019
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Sherrill (Edwards) Preston

Sherrill (Edwards) Preston
August 30, 1936 ~ December 25, 2019

Funeral services for Sherrill Preston will be held Saturday, December 28, 2019, at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with Reverend Chuck Lightfoot officiating. She was cremated at her request. Online condolences may be made at http://www.whartonfuneralchapel.com.

Sherrill Preston, daughter of Alfred and Frances Edwards, was born August 30, 1936, in Odessa, Texas. She passed away December 25, 2019 at St. Mary's Hospital in Enid, Oklahoma, at the age of 83.

She was the oldest of two children. Sherry attended Wink High School and graduated in 1953 and then attended North Texas College in 1957 majoring in education.

On March 27, 1964, Sherrill (Sherry) Edwards married Cecil Preston in the Methodist Church in Laverne, Oklahoma. They moved and taught school in several different places in Oklahoma and Texas before returning to Laverne.

After settling in Laverne they welcomed a daughter, Kathleen (Kate) Preston Nickel. They farmed, raised sheep and Sherry was a homemaker. After Kathleen graduated, they traveled, living in Texas, Arizona and finally settling in Alva. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

Sherry lived in Beadles Nursing Home for six years and loving doing crafts, playing bingo and participating in all events. She especially loved her dear friends and the staff at Beadles Nursing Home.

She adored her grandkids and you could always catch her bragging about them. She also enjoyed watching them show their animals and play sports.

Sherry was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil, and her parents, Alfred and Frances Edwards.

She is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Nickel and her husband Lynn; four grandchildren, Kolby, Kory and wife Katie, and Karlee Dietz of Alva; one sister, Dana and husband Addis Hargrove of Arlington, Texas; one sister-in-law, Patricia (Patti) Gardner and her husband Leon of Canute, Oklahoma; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends 

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