Betty Jane Sherrill, age 87, loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend, passed away on December 15, 2009 with her family by her side. Betty was born on January 30, 1922 in Champaign, Illinois, to the late John and Ruth Oliger. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, John Otis Sherrill; husband, Oscar Sterling; and 4 siblings. Survivors include her special daughter, Linda Jane Sherrill; David S. and Cherita Sherrill of Euless, TX; Laura R. and Jerry Bruner of Oklahoma City, OK; Carl E. and Robin Sherrill of Oklahoma City, OK; Michael A. and Jan Sherrill of Kingwood, TX; Russell A. and Debra Sherrill of San Antonio, TX; Nita L. and Bruce Brooks of Oklahoma City, OK; Rita L. Sherrill of Ponca City, OK; 20 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren and 5 sisters. Betty's happiest memories were celebrating life with her family and friends. Services will be held Friday, December 18th, at 2:00 pm at Vondel L. Smith & Son Mortuary, located at 13125 N. MacArthur Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK. Burial will follow at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens on NW Expressway, Oklahoma City, OK. Pallbearers and honorary pallbearers will be Betty's 12 grandsons. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations and memorials be made to Alzheimer's Foundation.
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Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 18, 2009
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