Sherry Weatherford


PARIS, Texas — Sherry Lynn Noble Weatherford, 66, of Paris, Texas, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Medical Center of Plano, Texas.

Sherry was born March 26, 1947, in Hamburg, Ark., at the home of her maternal grandparents, Frank S. Knight Sr. & Addie Lee Moore Knight.

Sherry grew up in Pine Bluff, Ark., where she attended school and created many childhood memories. In 1967, she married Jim Weatherford. She and Jim moved to Texas where they lived and raised three children.

She was a daughter of the late Gerald L. Noble and Margie Knight Noble. She was preceded in death by grandparents, Frank and Addie Knight and Horace and Bertha Noble; son-in-law, Wade ‘Bo’ Mann; her former husband and friend, Jim Weatherford, many loving aunts, uncles and cousins.

Sherry was a homemaker and a Christian with strong faith in Jesus Christ.

Survivors include a daughter, Leslie Mann of Paris, Texas; sons, Bill Weatherford of Mount Pleasant, Texas, and wife Rhonda; Pat Weatherford of Paris, Texas, and wife Holly; brothers, Gerald Noble of Springfield, Miss., Randy Noble and wife Donna, of Monticello, Ark.; sisters, Susan McGowen and husband Max, of Benton, Ark., Sarah Hilton and husband Jay of Monticello, Ark.; granddaughters, Payton Reese, Jordan Reese, Tori Weatherford, and Melanee Burnett; grandsons, Graham Weatherford, Jon Nixon, and Tony Burnett; great-grandson, Miles West; great granddaughters Lillian and Katelyn Nixon; A longtime companion, Rick Hendricks of Little Rock, Ark. She also had four amazing nieces, two nephews, as well as many friends and family.

Sherry celebrated life in Paris, Texas, where she lived close to her children, grandchildren and many friends. Her love of family and friends was only surpassed by her love for God. Those who knew Sherry were aware of her love and appreciation of music and nature. She found beauty in everyone; and, could brighten anyone’s day with her laugh, humor, and her smile.

Sherry’s desire was to have the majority of her remains next to her family at Egypt Missionary Baptist Cemetery, 563 Ashley Road 95, Hamburg, Ark., 71646. A graveside memorial service will be held there on Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. under the direction of Jones Funeral Home of Crossett, Ark. Pastor Chad Graves of Monticello, Ark., will officiate.

Plants or flowers may be arranged via Jones Flower Shop 203 W. 3rd Ave., Crossett, Ark. 71635. (870) 364-2175. Contributions may be made to Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Research or to your church or favorite charity. “Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.” Psalm 23:6.