Olean Mary Scherer

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Funeral service for Mrs. Olean Mary Scherer, 94, will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 21, 2015, at Parker Memorial Baptist Church Dr. Billy Harris officiating. Burial will follow at Forestlawn Gardens. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service at the church. Mrs. Scherer passed away on November 19, 2015 at her home in Golden Springs. Mrs. Scherer was born in Jacksonville to the late Mr. and Mrs. Miles C. Burns. She was a member of Parker Memorial Baptist Church for 54 years and was a charter member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class. She had last worked as a dental hygienist for Dr. Killian in Anniston. Her hobbies included working in her yard and because of her efforts, she was awarded the Spring Beautification Yard Award several times. Mrs. Scherer is preceded in death by her husbands, Burnett Newton Johnston and Leon Scherer; a daughter, Freddrica Lang Golasz; a son, James Newton Johnston; a granddaughter, Lisa Lorne Golasz; four sisters, Rena Howell, Obie Mullendore, Vernell Klug and Martha Foshee and two brothers, Welborn Burns and Henry Burns. She is survived by a son-in-law, Paul J. Golasz; a granddaughter, Laura Lang Golasz; a daughter-in-law, Nancy Benitez Johnston; grandsons, Jeff Johnston and his wife, Jessica, Jason Johnston and his wife, Angela and Jonathon Johnston and his wife, Tiffany; eleven great- grandchildren and three sisters, Dorothy Thompson and her husband, Dr. Edward Thompson, Jean Trantham and her husband, Jim Trantham and Glenda Curry. Pallbearers will be William Weiser, David Phillips, Ralph White and Robert Vinson. Honorary pallbearers will be the ladies of the Fellowship Sunday School Class at Parker Memorial Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made in Mrs. Scherer's name to the Parker Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund, 1205 Quintard Avenue, Anniston, AL 36201. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.klbrownmemorychapel.com. K.L. Brown Memory Chapel 620 Golden Springs Road Anniston, AL 36207 (256) 231-2334
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K.L. Brown Memory Chapel
620 Golden Springs Road
Anniston, AL 36207
(256) 231-2334
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Published in The Anniston Star on Nov. 20, 2015