Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
May 20, 2013 11:27 am EDT


FREDERICKTOWN — Mona Jean “Jeanne” Cherryholmes, 79, passed away peacefully May 14, 2013, at Knox Community Hospital.

Jeanne was born July 21, 1933, in Mount Vernon to the late Oliver and Pearl (Cline) Bell. She was married 60 years to William D. “Bill” Cherryholmes who preceded her in death in 2010.

She is survived by her children, Diana (Dennis) Blackford-McKinster of Carroll; Mike (Trina) Cherryholmes of Mount Vernon; and Joe Cherryholmes of Fredericktown; eight grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Rosemary Salsman, in 2011.

Jeanne and Bill lived in Florida for most of the last 40 years. Jeanne enjoyed knitting, crocheting, reading, gospel music concerts and writing. After her children were grown, she worked as a certified nurses aide for many years. She was a member of Northside Christian Church in Fruitland Park, Fla., and Palmyra Church of Christ.

Burial will be in Forest Cemetery in Fredericktown, where the family will have private graveside services.

Submitted by

Diana Blackford-McKinster

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