Sherry Jean Bernhisel Hornbuckle, 48, of Cherokee, passed away Sunday, Oct. 7. She was born in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of the late Edward and Jean Wahnetah Berhisel. She was a homemaker and a loving mother and grandmother. She was of the Baptist faith.
She is survived by three daughters, Arlenea Chapa, Ruth Taylor and husband Howard, and Edna Hornbuckle and companion Richard Teesateskie; six sisters, Wahnetah Stamper and husband Ned, Carol Bernhisel, Violet Lee, Sybil Ledford, Arlena Lanning and husband Bob, all of Cherokee, and Lois Swanson of Virginia; four brothers, Tony Bernhisel and wife Sue, Joe Bernhisel and wife Lotta, Walter Bernhisel and wife Sarah, all of Cherokee, and Edward Bernhisel of Florida; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Bud Bernhisel, and a grandson, Mario Bernhisel.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 2pm at Yellowhill Baptist Church with Rev. James “Bo” Parris officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Joseph Toineeta, Kyle Chapa, John Toineeta, Antonio Bernhisel, Chad Bernhisel and Howard Taylor. The family will receive friends beginning at 6pm Tuesday at the church.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made to bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.