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August 28, 2019 - 00:00
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Sherry Michelle Stovall was born Sherry Michelle Williams Apr. 29, 1968 in Houston to Blanche Williams and the late James Williams, Sr.

Her family lived in Eagle Lake, where she attended and graduated from Rice High School, class of 1986.

Throughout her childhood, she was a member of 4-H, a youth organization, under the leadership of Mrs. Claudine Shorter.

At a young age, Sherry accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at Providence Baptist Church in Eagle Lake.

There, she served as a faithful member and part of the choir under the leadership of the late Rev. Coby Shorter, Jr. and the present pastor, Rev. Coby Shorter, III.

In Aug. 6, 1994, Sherry married Anthony C. Stovall. Together, they were blessed to raiser her two daughters, Ashley and Brittany, along with his son, Anthony, and their daughter they shared together, Candace. Her career spanned over 30 years working as a direct support professional at Richmond State School and Brenham State School until her health failed.

Sadly, Sherry passed away from this earthly life Aug. 17 at Rice Medical Center in Eagle Lake.

She will be reunited with her father, James Williams, Sr.

She leaves to cherish her memory her loving husband of 25 years, Anthony Craig Stovall; mother Blanche Williams of Eagle Lake; three daughters Ashley Monique Manley (Shannon) of Katy, Brittany Rochelle Parker of Houston and Candace Stovall of Eagle Lake; son Anthony Charles Stovall of Columbus; granddaughters Jordan Christine Manley and Brooklyn Marie Manley; grandson Anthony Charles Stovall, Jr.; brother James Williams, Jr. (Karen) of Katy, and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Funeral services were Aug. 24 at noon at Providence Baptist Church in Eagle Lake with Rev. Coby Shorter, III officiating.

Interment is in Sandridge Cemetery in Egypt.

Pallbearers were Jordan Brown, Brandon Cleveland, Desmond Davidson, Randy Stovall, Robert Stovall, Jr. and Travis Williams.

Honorary pallbearers were Bryan Hurd, Devin Williams, James Williams and Tomaz Williams.

Final arrangements were under the direction of Ben Davis Funeral Home of Columbus.