Obituary for Sherry Lynes

Ponca City Now - October 12, 2021 5:10 pm

Sherry Kay Lynes

June 7, 1936 – October 9, 2021

Sherry Kay Lynes, 85, of Ponca City, left this life on October 9, 2021. A Funeral Ceremony will take place at 1:00 PM, Friday, October 15, 2021, at St. Luke’s Church of the Nazarene, 1715 East Prospect, Ponca City, OK 74604, with Pastor David Frees officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W. Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.

Sherry was born on June 7, 1936, in Ponca City, to Kenneth E. and Laura Belle (Howland) Coate. She married Gary Lee Lynes on October 29, 1954. Sherry was a devoted wife and mother. She dedicated her life to serving and praying for her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and those in need. In the mid-1960s, Sherry served as a preschool teacher at the First Church of God in Ponca City, before becoming employed as a Keypunch Operator at Conoco. She was employed in various secretarial positions at Conoco before retiring in 1993.

Sherry had many hobbies including china painting and family genealogy. She was proud of her Native American heritage and spent many hours researching and sharing this history with her family. Sherry was also an active member of St. Luke’s Church of the Nazarene.

Sherry is survived by three sons; Kelsy Lynes and wife, Becky, of North Richland Hills, TX, Kenin Lynes and wife, Donna, of Guthrie, OK, and Karl Lynes and wife, Carol, of Ponca City, OK; as well as, seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Lynes, and her parents, Kenneth and Laura Coate.

Casket bearers will be Kaleb Lynes, Zachary Lynes, Jacob Lynes, Nathan Lynes, Kip Reiswig, and Jack Reeder. Honorary casket bearer will be Colt Lynes.

Source: Trout Funeral Home