Obituary of Artimishel C. Cherry

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Artimishel C. Cherry, 100 of Great Barrington died Saturday September 1, 2018 at Hillcrest Commons in Pittsfield. Artimishel was born in Catawba South Carolina on April 3, 1918 daughter of Leonard and Cora (Fergerson) Crawford. She was educated in South Carolina Schools. Artimishel was very active as a member of the Bethel United Methodist Church in Catawba and was a member of the Eastern Star in Lancaster South Carolina. Artimishel’s husband William B. Cherry predeceased her. She is survived by one daughter, Marry Cherry Rice and husband Ben with whom she lived, four sisters, Amelia Crawford, Nora Johnson, Albirtha Howze and Mary Crawford, one grandson, Isaiah B. Williams Sr., two granddaughters, Stepannie Rice and Benita Rice, four great grandchildren, Isaiah Jr., Autumn, Harmony and Prince Adien and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, William B. Cherry, Artimishel was predeceased by three sisters and three brothers.

Funeral Services for Artimishel C. Cherry will be held on Friday September 7 at 11:30 AM at the Macedonia Baptist Church 9 Rosseter St Great Barrington MA 01230 with Reverend Joellen Forte officiating. A viewing will be from 11:00 AM to 11:30 AM on Friday September 7th at the Macedonia Baptist Church preceding the Funeral. Burial will be in Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery 1 Cottage Grove Rd Bloomfield CT. 06002.In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy in Artimishel’s memory may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church in Catawba, South Carolina. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME entrusted with arrangements. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.

2 Responses to Obituary of Artimishel C. Cherry

  1. Dear Mary
    It’s been a long time since our days at Southern Berkshire Community Action. When I saw your mother’s obituary, I knew I wanted to reach out to you with my condolences. I didn’t know your mother, but knowing what a good person you are I am quite sure your mother must have been a good person herself, and a good man other. I’m sorry for your loss.
    Chris

  2. Mary and Ben. So sorry for the loss of your mother. We are glad that you had time to spend with her in her last years. Losing a parent is a huge loss. It takes time to get over the loss.

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