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Sherry Kathleen Pelley Brummett was born April 13,1947 near Kirkland, Texas in Cottle County to John Edd and Lucy Angeline Jones Pelley. She passed away unexpectedly August 19, 2017.
Sherry graduated from Gunter High School in 1965. After graduation, she worked as an accounting clerk for Texas Instruments for 33 years, retiring in 1998. In 2000, she returned to work as an office manager for Lake Kiowa POA, where she retired in 2014.
Sherry loved spending time with her family and friends. She and husband Mike Rickwa enjoyed many outdoor activities including trail rides, sports, and taking care of their horses, dogs, and garden. She especially liked watching her grandkids play ball.
Sherry is survived by: husband Mike, daughter Angie and her husband Joe Bullard, son Joe Rickwa and his wife Liz, daughter Sunny and her husband Chris Etgen, brothers Pat Pelley and his wife Kathie, Larry, Mike, and Tim Pelley, sisters Norma Pelley, Dorothy and her husband Curt Reed, Molly Pelley, and Maureen Bates. She had 6 grandkids she loved dearly: Lindsey Bullard, Lucas, Emily and Ivan Rickwa, and Crystalline and Justus Etgen. She is preceded in death by her parents John Edd and Lucy Pelley, brothers Jim and Kerry Pelley, and sister Lou Pelley.
Pallbearers will be Joe Bullard, Joe Rickwa, Lee Hayes, Leon Stewart, Louie Raines, Allen Beaver, and Allen Knabe.
Family night will be Thursday from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Scoggins Funeral Home in Van Alstyne. The service will be held at Scoggins Funeral Home on Friday morning at 10:00 a.m. followed by burial at the Gunter Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the NCTC Foundation in memory of Sherry Brummett.
Services are under the direction of Scoggins Funeral Home & Crematory, 637 W. Van Alstyne, Pkwy. Van Alstyne, TX; 75495 903-482-5225. You may sign the online register book at www.scogginsfuneralhome.com
Published on August 22, 2017
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