Sherry Lynn Stephens

Sherry Lynn Stephens, 58, of Waco, passed away on Monday, August 20, 2018 at a local nursing center.

Visitation: 6-8 pm Thursday, August 23 at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Graveside Service: 10 am Friday, August 24 at St. Mary’s Cemetery in West

Sherry was born on September 6, 1959 in Abilene to Emil and Judith (Sykora) Jakubik. She was a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Emil Jakubik and Judith Sykora Morin.

Survivors include her husband, JP Stephens; children, Tiffany Brummett and husband Chris of China Spring, Carolyn Yose and husband Kalyn of Hewitt, Jeffrey Stephens of Waco, and John Stephens, Jr. and wife Tabitha of Nacogdoches; grandchildren, Adelyn, Tenison, Blade, and Cole; sisters, Diane Counterman of Bruceville-Eddy, and Elaine Copeland and husband Kenneth of Waco; and brother, Clinton Jakubik and wife Pat of Waco.

The family would like to acknowledge a special thank you to the nursing staff at St. Catherine Center and Providence Hospice.  Memorial Contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, Providence Hospice, or an organization of your choice.

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Condolence Messages

  1. Sweetest lady ever. She helped my Mother adjust i am hearrbroken, but glad she is free of pain.
    Lisa Easterwood

    • Tiffany Brummett

      Thank you for your sweet words, Lisa. It has been a rough 8 months, but we are all grateful that mom is painfree.

  2. Tiffany, Chris, Carolyn and Kalyn, and all family – we send our love and heartfelt condolences at this time of your loss of your beautiful Mother. Our prayers are that God will comfort you and strengthen you all to weather this loss. Your Mother was indeed a beautiful lady; I love the picture you’ve chosen; she looks so happy, so bright and cheerful –now this is how she will be forever until you see her again. Of course, we are all here for you, for anything, anytime. Much Love, Hani and Nancy

  3. Sherry you will be missed greatly. We’ve shared so many good times over the years.
    Praying for your family to have peace and comfort in knowing you’re well and no longer in pain. Love you my friend. Soar with the angels.

  4. Richard Fullerton

    Tiffany, I’m sorry to hear about your mom, she will be missed. Our prayers are with you and your family.

  5. Bill and Becky Gerick

    Becky and I were so sorry to hear about your mom, Sherry. Nothing can ever be said that will take the pain of your loss away, but please know that we are praying for you and your family during this time of need. God Bless You and Your Entire Family!

  6. Joe and Jennifer Malacina

    JP, We are sorry about your loss, We will keep Sherry and your family in our prayers during these sad days.
    God Bless

  7. Tiffany, We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. All of your family are in our prayers. Love and hugs to you sweetie, Patty and Kyle Hunt

  8. Oh dear sweet Sherry. You were my friend before I was ever your sister-in- law. I have known you for 50 years. We met in 3rd grade and yes Becky was there too. Oh, the coffee and vanilla creamed filled donuts were great. Sweet friend of mine you never judged and always loved. Rest in peace sweet lady. Love you

  9. Robert Rounsavall

    Robert & Michelle Rounsavall:
    Sherry was one of the most beautiful & sweetest women I have ever meet. She helped me out many times over the 40+ years that we knew each other. She was the person that took me to get my drivers license when I was 16 & let me use her new Camaro for the driving test. I am sorry I was around more here at the end of her life. I loved Sherry like one of my sisters & I will always have the memories of her. May she enter into Heaven & join among the Angles.
    My prayers are with Tiffany, JP, John, Carolyn & Family… God Bless ,…

  10. Lots of prayers and hugs coming your way. Rona , Joe and I send our condolences . Love you.

  11. My condolences to the family. When loosing a loved one it can be unbearable. That is why God has provided scriptures in the Bible to help ones cope with the loss. In the Bible book of Isaiah 25:8 Jehovah God promises soon to “swallow up death forever.” He also promises to bring back those who have fallen asleep in death (Acts 24:15). In a little while longer this kind of pain will be a thing of the past (Revelations 21:4). May these scriptures bring you comfort in this difficult time

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