Sherry Rose Stroud, age 68, of Du Quoin, passed away at 6:45 am on Saturday, May 13, 2023, at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon.
Sherry was born on February 23, 1955, in Blue Island, Illinois, the daughter of William Wallace and Ruby (Furlow) Koonce. She married William "Bill" Dee Stroud in Du Quoin on July 4, 1973. Together, they shared almost 50 years of marriage.
Sherry was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister, grandmother, and great-grandmother, always making time for everyone. She always provided support and love for her family, her greatest love.
Survivors include her loving husband- William Dee "Bill" Stroud Sr. of Du Quoin
Daughter and Son-in-law- Sherry Dee and Paul "Skeeter" Stowers of Du Quoin
Daughter and Son-in-law- Ruby Jeanette and Shawn Cramner of Kokomo, Indiana
Brother- Brent and Margaret Koonce of Peru, Indiana
Brother- Billy Koonce of Du Quoin
Sister- Tara and Keith Pyron of Du Quoin
Sister- Nancy and Virgil Mathis of Du Quoin
Sister- Debbie and Frank Green of Du Quoin
Sister- Lisa and John Hill of Cutler
Brother- Keven Earnhart of Du Quoin
Seven Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents, her son- William Dee Stroud, Jr, and siblings- Kenny Earnhart and Tracey Koonce.
As per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded. Sherry's wishes to spend eternity with her son who passed previously will be fulfilled as the family holds their own private celebration of life services. Maxton-Rosado Funeral Home in Du Quoin is assisting the family with her final arrangements.
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