Burial followed in Upper Alton Cemetery in Alton, Ill.
Mrs. Cherry died on Thursday, February 23, 2006, at Robins Manor in Brighton, Ill., of natural causes.
Mrs. Cherry was born on September 26, 1923, in Lyon County. She was the daughter of the late John and Mammie Ladd King.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Cherry; two brothers, Rufus King and Cecil King; and three sisters, Mae Wynn, Frances Oliver, and Louise Gray.
Survivors include a brother, William “Bill” King of Cerulean; a sister, Emogene Hall of Trigg County; and several nieces and nephews.