Sherry Diane (Coker) Luhn


Sherry Diane

(Coker) Luhn

Feb. 10, 1951 – Feb. 22, 2017

Sherry Diane (Coker) Luhn, 66, of Bellville, Texas, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, in Houston, Texas.  

She was born Feb. 10, 1951, in Bellville, Texas, the daughter of L.T. Coker and Anita (Michaelis) Coker.  Sherry grew up and attended schools in the Bellville area, graduating from Bellville High School, in 1969.  After cosmetology school, she worked many of years at Avis's beauty shop and also at Sherrie's House of Beauty.  She was also a substitute teacher in Bellville. For the past 20 plus years, Sherry had a real passion for her job as a pharmacy clerk at Walter’s Pharmacy in Bellville.  

Sherry was united in marriage to Fred Luhn, on Dec. 20, 1969, in Bellville.

She was an active member of the St. John Lutheran Church in Bellville.  She loved attending the Saturday evening service, assisting the pastors and listening to the gospel choir. She also was a member of the bell choir for many years. 

Sherry’s biggest hobby was spending time with her grandchildren and family.  She also enjoyed traveling with friends, baking and cooking for others, talking on the phone and surfing the internet, for anything.   She loved watching Bellville Brahmanette volleyball. 

She is survived by: her husband, Fred Luhn of Bellville; daughter, Jill Carley and her husband, Tommy, of Cypress; son, Greg Luhn and his girlfriend, Brenda, of Sealy; grandchildren, Jackson and Kathryn Carley, both of Cypress; sister-in-law, Rosie Luhn of Bellville; nieces, Laurie Haseltine and her family of Katy, and Shawna Svinky and her family of Bellville.  Sherry is also survived by her special friends/caregivers: Cersie Perez and Carmen Flores.

She was preceded in death by her parents, L.T. and Anita Coker, and infant siblings. 

A visitation was held from 2 p.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, at the St. John Lutheran Retreat Center, in Bellville.

A Celebration of Life ceremony followed at 4 p.m., with Pastor Andrew Bell officiating.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the St. John Lutheran Church, 520 North Holland, Bellville, Texas 77418.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, 12029 Hwy. 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418.


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