Darrell Cherry, 64 of Deport

backofproDarrell Cherry, 64 of Deport, died on April 21, 2014 at his home.  Joing Services  for Mr. Cherry and his wife, Karen who died on April 22, 2014 have been scheduled for Thursday, April 24 at 11:00 am in the Life Tabernacle Church of Cunningham.  Burial will follow in Restland Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 7-8pm on Wednesday evening at the funeral home.  Wood Funeral Homes, Deport have charge of the arrangements.

He was born October 27, 1949 in Colorado City, the son of Jim Henry and Letris Ann Cherry.  He married the former Karen Smith on March 21, 1970.  She survives him today, as does his children:  Michael Cherry and wife, Dedee of Deport; Tracy Cherry and Tina of Irving; Shawna Farmer and Chris of Deport and Richard Cherry and Brittany of Brookston; one brother, John Cherry of Deport; sister, Betty Smith of Farris; 9 grandchildren:  Michael Cherry, Jr.; Jason Ryan Cherry; Tiffani Smith; J.R. Smith, Christina Ruyle; Dakota Lane Cherry, Lucas Tate Cherry; Serenity Paige Cherry; Hayden Lynn Farmer; several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by parents and a sister, Marie Wheatley.



  1. DONNA SAMPLES says:

    To my family: I am praying for ya’ll and all that you have to endure during this time. I am sincerely sorry for your loss. My love to all of you. Donna (Wheatley) Samples

  2. Fannie Starbuck says:

    Praying for all in this time of loss. My love and prayers for all.

    Fannie Cherry Starbuck

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