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Sherma Jean (Couch) Shairrick

July 17, 1950 ~ July 22, 2021 (age 71)

Sherma Jean Shairrick, 71, of Benton, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the UT Health Center in Tyler, Texas.  She was born in East Prairie, Missouri, on July 17, 1950, and was a member of the Church of Christ faith.

Sherma was highly intelligent and very proficient in technology, having earned an associate degree in computer programming.  She was also an exceptionally talented seamstress and painter who created beautiful art using both oils and acrylics in addition to working with various other art and craft mediums.

She was extremely proud of her children and grandchildren and was the kind of daughter who called her mother every night.  Sherma had a genuine love for others.  She was sensitive, caring, had a terrific sense of humor, and loved animals.  She possessed a visible beauty both inside and out, and the love she held for her family was unmistakable.

She is preceded in death by her father, Jesse Lee Couch; one son, Richard “Ricky” Paul Shairrick; her stepfather, Frank Bundy; her mother-in-law, Ruby Shairrick; and father-in-law, Monroe Shairrick.

She leaves behind her husband of fifty-three years, Donald Shairrick of Benton, AR; two children, Melissa Clifton, of Englewood, FL, and Billy Ray Shairrick of Benton; her mother, Deloris Bundy of Tyler, TX; two sisters, Carolyn Mullins and husband, Albert, of McComb, MS, and Patricia Lee Boykin of Shreveport, LA; along with three grandchildren, Magen Whitten of Albert Lea, MN, Meredith Clifton of Conway, AR, and Jordan Perez of Portland, OR; two great-grandchildren, Ben Freshour and Michael Perez; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

A Graveside Service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Friday, July 30th, at the Green Grove Cemetery near Urbana, AR., under the direction of Medders Funeral Home.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
July 30, 2021

10:00 AM
Green Grove Cemetery
Near Urbana
Urbana, AR 71635

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