Sherry Lee Little
Sherry Lee Little of Blackwell, Oklahoma, went to be with her maker on Sunday, August 7, 2022, in the Ponca City Nursing Home at the age of 69 years. Sherry Lee Little was born on February 8, 1953, in Blackwell to Lawrence and Norma (Challis) Ellis. She grew up in Blackwell and attended Blackwell Public Schools graduating with the class of 1971. Following her education she began working at Sonic Drive-in in Blackwell before working at the Blackwell Wal-Mart. She married Steven Little and they moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina, where they managed a Sonic Drive-in there. After two years they returned to Newkirk, Oklahoma. Sherry later returned to Wal-mart and worked there for over twenty-five years retiring as a support manager. She enjoyed attending the First Free Will Baptist Church in Blackwell. She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and was the family historian, making many family albums. She is survived by her brothers, Charles Ellis and wife Jeanie of Paragould, Arkansas, LeRoy Ellis and wife Vronda of Newton, Kansas, and Billy Ellis and wife Charlotte of Blackwell; and a sister, Virginia Corless and husband Wayne of Choctaw, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Karen Ford; and a nephew, Clinton Ellis. Services are scheduled for Monday, August 15th in the Roberts and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Kevin Bookout of the First Free Will Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Blackwell Cemetery. Casketbearers will be Jason Corless, Brian Ellis, Steven Ford, Keith Ellis, Katelynn Gaither and Jeffery Butzback. Honorary casketbearers include Christian Pinegar, Marlon Silcox, Brandon Hardin, Jeff Butzback, Jonathan Corless, Steven Rangel and Joshua Garver. A memorial has been established in her honor with the First Free Will Baptist Church in c/o Roberts and Son Funeral Home, 120 W. Padon Ave., Blackwell, Oklahoma 74631. On-line condolences can be made at www.robertsandsonfh.com
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