Jewel Strickland Cherry, 70, of Hamburg, died December 1, 2013 at the Baptist Medical Health Center in Little Rock.
Mrs. Cherry was a native of Chicot County; a resident of Hamburg for many years and a former resident of Crossett. She was a homemaker and was of the Assembly of God faith.
She is preceded in death by an infant son; her parents, Albert (Pete) & Elnora Lynn Strickland; five brothers, Vernon, Buford, Charles, R.G. and Donald Strickland and a sister, Audrey Hill. She is
survived by a son, Wayne Cherry and wife, Daphne, of Omaha, Georgia; a daughter, Debbie Fay Vorhease and husband, Carl, of Hayworth, Oklahoma; four sisters, Lois Adams of Lake Village, Joyce Cessor of Hot Springs, Barbara Carpenter of Hamburg and Sandra Kay Smith of Watson; a grandson, Michael Vorhease of Crossett.
Funeral services 10 a.m., Wednesday, December 4, 2013 in the chapel of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home with Rev. Ricky Carpenter officiating. Burial will be in the Montrose Cemetery. Pallbearers are Walter Adams, Dewight Adams, Jimmy Don Hill, Randy Herrod, Ryan Carpenter and Brian Bullock. Memorials may be made to the Montrose Cemetery Association, c/o Mrs. Angie Lynn, 329 Lynn Road, Portland, AR 71663.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday in the chapel of the funeral home.