Archive for Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Erma Mae Sterrett

January 11, 2005


Graveside services for Erma Mae Sterrett, 82, Eudora, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Sterrett died Sunday, Jan. 9, 2005, at Eudora Nursing Center.

She was born Feb. 14, 1922, in Soldier, the daughter of Charles and Iva Nichols Henry. She moved to Clay Center in 1940 and to Topeka in 1950. She moved to the Lawrence and Eudora area in 1960.

Mrs. Sterrett was a homemaker.

She married Vernon Leroy Sterrett on Aug. 20, 1940, in Clay Center. He died in June 1988.

Survivors include three daughters, Rose M. Criqui, Charlotte L. Albin and Leanna M. Ward, all of Lawrence; a son, Rex E. Sterrett, Lawrence; a brother, Marvin Henry, Topeka; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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