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Cheryl Dean Kopf

October 5, 1938 — June 24, 2022

Cheryl Dean (Terry) Kopf of Lavaca, AR, formerly of Waldron, Arkansas, went home to her Savior, Friday, June 24, 2022 with loved ones by her side. Cheryl was born on the 5th day of October in the year 1938 in Evening Shade, Arkansas. She was born before the doctor got to the room. She was the daughter of Ernest and Dora (Taff) Terry. She worked as a legal secretary for Donald Poe, which is where she met her husband of 58 years, John Dale Kopf. She then continued to work as a teacher's aide at Waldron Middle School for over 20 years. Cheryl was a wonderful mother to her 2 daughters and was deeply loved by her 5 grandchildren and 1 great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Dora (Taff) Terry. She was also preceded in death by her 2 sisters, Dora Alice Taff and Ruby Leming, and her brother, Milton Terry.

She is survived by her husband, John Dale Kopf of the home; Kathy (Justin) Carty of Charleston, Arkansas; Kristy (Will) Vaughan, also of Charleston, Arkansas. She will always be remembered by her grandchildren, Reece (Brooke) Vaughan, Kaitlyn Carty, Madison Vaughan, Joshua (Hailey) Carty, and Darby Vaughan, and also her great-granddaughter Jane Madelyn Vaughan.

“Make a joyful noise to the Lord, all the earth! Serve the Lord with gladness! Come into his presence with singing! Know that the Lord, he is God! It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise! Give thanks to him; bless his name! For the Lord is good; his steadfast love endures forever, and his faithfulness to all generations.”
‭‭Psalm‬ ‭100.

Cheryl's life celebration will be 2:00 p.m., Monday, June 27, 2022 at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas. Interment will follow in the Square Rock Cemetery in Waldron, Arkansas. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.

Cheryl's pallbearers will be: Will Vaughan, Reece Vaughan, Justin Carty, Joshua Carty, Greg Godfrey, and Michael Galinato.

Cheryl's visitation will be Sunday, June 26, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Waldron, Arkansas.

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