Gwenn Mechelle Peery of Harvey, Arkansas went to be with her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, December 19, 2017 in Fort Smith, Arkansas surrounded by her loving family. Gwenn was born August 10, 1971 in Lawton, OK to Howard Cole and Maria Rodriguez Cole. Gwenn was 46 years old.
Gwenn was a woman of God. She loved the Lord and served him faithfully. She served in many aspects of the church, everything from Sunday School teacher, Vacation Bible School to church Secretary. She also did puppets, redid the sign, worked on the pews and sound systems. She loved to craft and sew. Spending time with family was a treasured memory for her.
Gwenn leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband Ralph Peery of the home, and her children: Matthew of the home, Christopher McElwee of Edmond, Oklahoma, Brandie Peery, Aaron Peery and wife Brianna. She is also survived by her parents, Howard and Maria Cole of Gould, Oklahoma as well as her siblings: Kymm Kent and husband Jason of San Antonio, Texas, H. Cole of Gould, Oklahoma, Libby Hill and husband James of Lawton, Oklahoma, and Forrest Cole of Gould, Oklahoma. Gwenn is also survived by her grandchildren: Paiton Peery, Audreeanna Peery and Lillian Peery. Gwenn will be missed by all that knew her and the many whose lives she impacted including a host of nieces, nephews, extended family, friends, neighbors and loved ones.
Gwenn's life celebration will be Saturday, December 23, 2017 at the First Assembly of God Church in Harvey, Arkansas with Bro. Eli Adams officiating. Interment will be in Elmer, Oklahoma. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Heritage Memorial Funeral Home in Waldron, Arkansas.
Gwenn's pallbearers will be Aaron Peery, Forrest Cole, Justin Dees, Joe Maxey, Danny Smalling and Jesse Dees.