Gay (Peoples) Cherry, 91, of Amarillo, TX died August 17, 2020.
Services will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 21, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel with Pastor Scott Higginbotham of Temple Baptist Church. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Gay was born June 16, 1929, in Chickasha, OK to Early and Ada Peoples. She was one of the first meter maids for Amarillo and was a member of Temple Baptist Church.
Gay loved helping others and raising her family. She also enjoyed Joy Club and was a member of Hand-in-Hand.
She was preceded in death by her husband, J.R. Cherry. She passed away August 17, 2020, their 74th anniversary.
She also was preceded in death by four brothers, Frank Peoples, Ira Peoples, Norman Peoples, and Earl June Peoples; and one sister, Ruthie Carter.
Survivors include two sons, Jim Cherry and wife Carol, Lockney, TX, and Sonny Cherry and wife Donna, of Amarillo; a daughter, Glenda Allen, of Amarillo; grandchildren, Diane Klein and Dana Harris, Nathan and Amie Cherry, John and Diangela Cherry, Angie and Shon Wagner, Amber and Marty Shelton; great-grandchildren, Caleb and Brina, Kaytlyn and Austin, Cheyenne, Mackenzie, Jace, Bryson, Colby, Carter, Madeline, Sophia, and Dani; four great-great-grandchildren, Wyatt, Waylon, Watson, and Mila; special friends, Lavonda Slaughter, and Norman and Cathy Williamson; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 7:00-8:00 P.M., Thursday, August 20, 2020 at Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Temple Baptist Church.
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