Cheryl Ann Fern
February 20, 1957 – June 5, 2019
After fighting a valiant battle with cancer, Cheryl Ann Fern passed away on Wednesday June 5, 2019. Cheryl rejoins her first daughter Tierney, whom she loved deeply, and her father Ed, who shared her quick wit and sense of humor.
Cheryl began an early career in retail at Streets department store, where she advanced to become a top buyer at a young age. While working at Streets, Cheryl continued her education and graduated from the University of Central Oklahoma with a degree in Early Childhood Education, leading to a long and beloved career with Putnam City Schools.
With family, she was at her happiest. Cheryl found her greatest joy in life through her roles as mother and grandmother. She showed her love through her generosity and giving spirit and especially loved the holidays, celebrations, and spending time with family and friends. Cheryl was passionate about education and was an avid reader. She will be greatly missed. She is survived by her daughter Riane (Salar), granddaughter Laila, mother Doris Nelson, siblings Ed, Debbie, and Kathy, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.