Born on June 26, 1965, to Larry Cecil and birth mother Gertrude Popwell Cecil and in 1972 Norma Buehne Cecil became her mom and together Larry and Norma raised Sherrie and her brother.
In 1999 she met her partner Jesse Hollins and together they raised their daughter, Zoeie Hollins.
She was a long time employee of Town and Country Supermarkets and then became an owner of Northside Convenience Store in Poplar Bluff.
Survivors include her parents, Larry and Norma Cecil of Malden; birth mother and stepfather Trudy and Donnie Ratliff of Savanah, Ga.; her partner Jesse Hollins and daughter, Zoeie Hollins, of the home in Poplar Bluff; one brother Larry Cecil Jr. of Malden; two nephews, Larry Cecil Sugg of Dexter and Justin Cecil and wife, Misty, of Gideon, and one niece, Samantha and husband, Nick Thomas, of Malden along with a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be first in Poplar Bluff at Fitch Hills Funeral Home on Tuesday January 8 for family at 4 p.m. and public from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. She will be moved to Bradshaw Funeral Home in Malden on Wednesday January 9, with visitation from 12 till 2:30 p.m., followed by the service in the chapel. Internment will be at the Smith Stevensen Cemetery in Bernie, Mo.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any First Community Bank to the Sherrie Cecil Memorial Fund, which will go to aid children, whose life has been drastically changed by living with a cancer patient, and becoming a care giver themselves and desperately need to be a kid again.