Saltillo - Mrs. Mary Carolyn Cherry, 72, died Friday, June 22, 2018 at North MS Medical Center following a brief illness. She was born December 5, 1945 in Natchez, MS, to Oliver Wilds Koerber and Mary Carolyn Neal Koerber. At the time of her death, Mary was employed by North MS Medical Center where she had worked for more than 16 years. She was a dedicated employee and dearly loved her pharmacy family.
Mary was a longtime member of Aberdeen First Pentecostal Church and in recent years attended The Orchard with her family. She enjoyed reading and all types of arts and crafts. She was a loving mother, active and devoted grandmother.
A service celebrating Mary’s life will be at 11 AM, Monday, June 25, 2018, in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Bro. Ricky Bowen of Aberdeen First Pentecostal Church officiating. Private burial will follow in the Masonic Cemetery in Amory. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 PM to 6 PM and Monday from 10 AM to service time.
Survivors include her three daughters, Percy Boyd (Robert Dutton) of Odenville, AL, Libby Kirkpatrick (Ben) and Veronica Cherry Palmer, all of Saltillo; one brother, George Koerber of Brandon; nine grandchildren, Trellis Blanton, Maria Reed, Ashley Blake Owens, Jordyn Owens, Chloe Mabus, Emily Mabus, Tanner Owens, Jackson Mabus, Rylee Palmer, Reed Kirkpatrick, and Kristen Bennett; four great-grandchildren, R.J. Reed, Adaleigh Gann, Presly Rainey, and Jase Bennett. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Ronald Cherry who died September 4, 1991, and a grandchild, Korben Mabus.
Honorary pallbearers will be her associates at North MS Medical Center.
Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Currie and Robin Bounds lit a candle on Jun 25 2018 04:27:41 PM
My condolences to the Family of Mary Cherry, She will be missed.
Submitted by Tawana Jones on Jun 25 2018 11:36:44 AM
Mary will be missed, Loved Mary Cherry
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Will miss you Mary. Pleasure to have worked with ya. Praying for comfort for your daughters and family.
Submitted by Lynn Pritchard on Jun 24 2018 03:39:30 PM
Percy, I'm so sorry for the loss of your Dear Mother...sending prayers for your family.
Submitted by Valarie Baker on Jun 24 2018 01:47:53 PM
Never met your mom but I know that she was a good person just by the character of Percy. So sorry for your loss my prayers go out to you and your family.
Submitted by Veronica Peoples on Jun 24 2018 01:25:53 PM
Loved Mary. She was a very unique lady. Will surely miss her.
Submitted by Judy brown on Jun 24 2018 01:19:39 PM
We will miss you Mary. God bless you and your family. You will be missed by all who had the priveledge of knowing and working with you.
Submitted by Angela Foster on Jun 24 2018 11:04:04 AM
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