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 Sherry Lea <I>Jenkins</I> Howard

Sherry Lea Jenkins Howard

Sallisaw, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 54)
Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Blackjack, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 100093691 · View Source
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— Sherry Lea (Jenkins) Howard was born January 9, 1958 in Sallisaw, Oklahoma, the daughter of Billy Joe Jenkins and Dorthene "Dot" (Ogdon) Jenkins. She was married to Ronald Eugene Howard on September 2, 1978 in Muldrow, Oklahoma. Mrs. Howard received her Masters degree in Vocal and Instrumental Music. She lived her lifelong dream of being a Band Director. She loved her family and her students at Stilwell Schools with all of her heart. She was extremely proud of her daughters and their education achievements and of the musical abilities of her family. Sherry had a zest for life that was unmatched. She wouldn't take no for an answer and overcame every obstacle. Mrs. Howard passed form this life on November 2, 2012 in Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age of 54 years.

Survivors are: Husband, Ronald of the home; 2 daughters and 1 son-in-law, Sherry Christina (Howard) Herriman and Keith of Vian, Oklahoma and Emily Howard of Vian, Oklahoma; 3 grandchildren, Hayden, Declan and Abigail Herriman; Father, Bill Jenkins of Muldrow, Oklahoma; 1 sister, Brenda Johnson of Gans, Oklahoma; 1 brother, Earl Jenkins of Sallisaw, Oklahoma; and several other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Stilwell High School Gymnasium in Stilwell, Oklahoma. Burial will follow at Blackjack Cemetery in Muldrow, Oklahoma under the direction of Agent Funeral Home in Sallisaw, Oklahoma.

Active Pallbearer will be John Paul James, Earl Jenkins, William Jenkins, Keith Herriman, Elvin Still, Roger Carnigan, and Cy Bray. Honorary Pallbearers will be the past and present members of "Her" band and choir.

Viewing will be 11 am - 8 pm, Monday at Mallory-Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw, Oklahoma. To send a condolence to the family visit




  • Created by: Virginia Hutchings Garrison
  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100093691
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sherry Lea Jenkins Howard (9 Jan 1958–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100093691, citing Blackjack Cemetery, Blackjack, Sequoyah County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Virginia Hutchings Garrison (contributor 47590869) .