of Harrison, AR
December 9, 1944 - March 21, 2023
Jo Etta Sherrill, age 78, of Harrison, passed away on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, in Mountain Home, Arkansas. She was born December 9, 1944, in Harrison to Ray and Ruby Vern (Henderson) Brasel. Jo was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bellefonte, where she loved to sing in the choir. Her greatest joy in life was spending time with her grandchildren. She had a special way of making each one feel loved and cherished, and she relished in the opportunity to spoil them. She was also deeply committed to giving back to her community. She served on the Valley Springs Alumni Committee, working tirelessly to organize events and reunions for her fellow alumni. Jo Etta's passion for her alma mater and her dedication to bringing people together was truly remarkable, and she will be deeply missed by all those who knew her through this work.Jo is survived by her husband, William Gary Deon Sherrill, of the home; her daughter, Gerhree Shircliff; her sons and daughters-in-law, Tony and Donna Sherrill and Tim and Lisa Sherrill; six grandchildren and their spouses, Tyler Sherrill, Brooke (Brandon) Graham, Shayla (Brian) Price, Kayla (Matt) Sherrill, Ronnie (Joy) Shircliff and Hunter Sherrill; four great-grandchildren, Kacer, Karmyn, Kash and Noah; her brother, Dean (Shelby) Brasel; her sister, Donna Morrow; her brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Harold and Jan Sherrill and a host of nieces, nephews, and other family. She was preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and two sisters.Visitation was PM Friday at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home. The funeral service was Saturday, March 25, 2023, at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home, with Reverend Tom Harris officiating. The interment was in Maple Leaf Cemetery. Pallbearers were Larry Berry, Don Wallis, JR Renfroe, Harold Sherrill, Tyler Sherrill, and Hunter Sherrill.Honorary pallbearers were the Choir at First Baptist Church of Bellefonte, Arkansas.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Valley Springs Alumni Scholarship Fund, PO Box 640, Valley Springs, AR 72682.PLEASE DON'T CRYMy precious loved ones, please don't crySince I have gone away.I'm with Jesus in a better place.I want all of you to meet me someday.I've left all my pains and heartaches down here,I won't have to suffer anymore.I've just gone over to the other side,To be with loved ones gone before.I'll be with Jesus forever more,In that Heavenly Home on high.I want you to be ready to meet me there,In that beautiful Home in the sky.So please don't cry, just be happy for me.Look to Jesus for comfort today.Just live for Him, and we'll meet again,We'll be together through endless day.By: Ruby Henderson Brasel
Thank you Jo Etta for being such an amazing friend and such an uplifting person. GOD BLESS your family.
So sorry, your family is in my prayers..Jo was always so nice to work with. She was a beautiful lady that lived every day with the love of Jesus In her heart..
So sad to hear about the passing of my precious friend & sister in Christ. Will always remember the years we worked at the phone company together. She was a very special lady & one whose friendship I cherished. Condolences to her husband & family & her sister Donna. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 Love & prayers , Lynda (Monday) Villines
Our deepest condolences on the loss of your mom. Many summers spent together at the baseball fields! She always had a heart of gold.
Deon, Tim, and Tony,It seems like just the other day I visited with Jo, and we talked about all the baseball games we'd sat together and cheered for Tim. My the time does get away from us. She looked so good that day that it is hard to believe that she has moved on to her new home.Please know that Stephanie, Steve, and I will remember you all in our prayers! They remember the good times, too. You are blessed with a multitude of wonderful memories.It was a pleasure to have her and all of you as part of our lives.Polly
Deon and family, please know you are in our prayers. Jo was a very sweet person and always had time to say a kind word when I would see her in town. May God comfort you. Love and Hugs.
Tim. So sorry for your loss. Your family will be in our prayers.
I worked at Windstream when she was there. She was as so kind, loving and always made me laugh. I will cherish those memories. May her family find peace in her passing.
Deon & family, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Even though I haven’t seen y’all in years, I have great memories. I remember Jo Etta as such a sweet, funny, & kind person. May God’s presence surround you & the family & give you peace in the coming days.
We’re so sorry to hear of your loss Prayers and hugs for you and family Mary Jo Griffin Jo Ann and Mary Reddell
So sorry and surprised to hear of Jo Etta’s passing. She was always pleasant to be around and I know she will be missed by so many. Prayers to you all her family. May God comfort you in your loss.
So sorry to hear this. Jo was a wonderful long time friend. I will miss her. My sympathy to Deon and family.
I worked with JoEtta at the phone co. back in the 70's,she was a very sweet person and everybody loved her.The last time I saw her was at Wal Mart last summer and she looked great.This is a shock to me,my condolences to all of the family.
We are so very sorry for your loss. Jo Etta was an amazing woman, and was loved by so many. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.We will be making a donation to the alumni of Valley Springs in her name. She will be greatly missed.Love Allison (White) and Glen Beebe
So deeply sorry for your loss. Prayers for your heartache and pain. Don't think of her as gone, only physically. I talk to my Dad all the time.
My sincere condolence to all the family. May God comfort your hearts.
Dear family,. Your mother was an inspiration to all the parents that followed basketball and baseball. Through those years we all enjoyed JoEtta's humor and enthusiasm! Our family is going to look forward to seeing JoEtta someday in her heavenly home where she will be singing praises to the Lord!
Deon and family, so sorry to hear about Jo’s passing, may God Bless and comfort you in this difficult time.
So sorry we Loved Jo Etta she will be missed see you in heaven Jo Etta