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Cheryl Darlene Holder

March 21, 1952 — February 8, 2018

CHESTER – Cheryl Darlene Holder, 65, of Chester, passed away at 5:05 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Cheryl was born on March 21, 1952 in Carbondale to Marion Lee and Iva Lorene (Hill) Lewis. She married James Delvin Holder on June 30, 1972 in Carbondale and were married for over 45 years. He survives and is of Chester.

Other survivors include daughter, Dina Chandler of Chester; son, David Holder of Chester; brother, Ken (Patty) Lewis of Ste. Genevieve, MO; sister, Karen (Jesse) Crow of DeSoto; sister-in-law, Patsy (Charles) Cremeens of Carbondale; two grandchildren, Lucas and Brooke Chandler; and several beloved nieces and nephews.

Cheryl is preceded in death by her parents; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Robert Chamness; sister-in-law, Patti Elliot Lewis; and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Delbert and Beulah Holder.

Cheryl was a loving homemaker who passionately took care of her family and others. She attended River of Life Ministries in Percy. Cheryl was loved by many and will be truly missed.

Graveside services will be held 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018 in Oakland Cemetery in Carbondale with Pastor Ed Spiller officiating.

The preferred form of remembrance are memorials to donor’s choice.

Meredith Funeral Home in Carbondale is in charge of arrangements.

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