Cherie Arruda Online Obit

Cherie Riley Arruda

July 29, 1971 - September 1, 2016

Cherie Riley Arruda, age 45, of Argyle, Texas, passed away September 1, 2016.  Cherie was born July 29, 1971, in McKinney, Texas, to D.J. and Mary Ann (Davidson) Riley.  She married Rob Arruda on May 28, 1994, in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico.  Cherie was a member of Gateway Church in Southlake, Texas and worked as a volunteer even throughout her illness.

She is survived by her husband, Rob Arruda of Argyle, Texas; sons, Alex Arruda and Ryan Arruda, both of Argyle; daughter, Elizabeth Arruda also of Argyle; mother, Debbie Tate Barch and husband, Norman of Princeton, Texas; grandparents, Jerry and Jackie Tate of Melissa, Texas; sisters, Trina Gee of Bonham, Texas, Carla Riley of Garland, Texas, Tammy Kilby of Oklahoma, and Sue Underhill of Decatur, Texas; and brothers, Jeff Riley of Dallas, Texas and Leon Bodkins of McKinney, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 4, 2016, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas.  Interment will follow at Fitzhugh Cemetery in Forest Grove Community, Texas.  The family will receive friends during a visitation from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Saturday evening at the funeral home.

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We just learned of Cherie's passing and are so saddened. What a mom she was and wonderful lady of great faith in our Lord Jesus! Kids, my heart breaks for you on this Thanksgiving as I can feel the pain of your sadness missing such a dear mom. Rob, I know your plate is full. How we feel for you! Cherie is in the arms of her sweet Jesus singing with the angels, but for those left behind, we grieve with you. Lizzie, I would love for you to come by and see me sometime. If you and Ryan ever get a chance, we would like that. Just give us a call. We have great memories of those happier days here with us at Young Eagles School, Lizzie, and Ryan. Your mom was such a joy to be around and loved you all so magnificently. I know you treasure those beautiful pictures of her and the memories. She left quite a legacy. Much love to you and your family, Meritta & Les Mandeville Les and Meritta Mandeville, November 27, 2016 I just now heard, I am so sorry. Chris Dominguez, September 13, 2016 Our sincere condolences to Rob and family on the passing of Cherie. May God grant her eternal rest in his eternal paradise. The Couto family from Toronto, Canada; Maria, Noe, & Victor, September 7, 2016 Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss! We're praying for you! Jeff Jeff Evans, September 7, 2016 My sincere condolences to the family and friends. As you face the days and weeks ahead may you seek comfort in our Heavenly Father as He knows and understands your pain and can be your true source of comfort during this time of distress. 2 cor 1:3,4 tracey, September 7, 2016 My thoughts and prayers are with you. She touched so many people in her short years. Know this is such a hard loss. She was beautiful inside and out. Linda Shurbet, September 4, 2016 Though I only knew you a short time, you touched my heart like no other. Right away, I could see the hope, grace, and love of life you had. You must have touched many hearts in such a special way! We will cherish memories as you live on in our hearts. I loved you from the get-go, Cherie and Rob. You are my kind of people. You will be sorely missed by many. Rhonda S. Riley, September 4, 2016 Rob, Alex, Ryan, Elizabeth, Debbie, Maria, sending you all the love in the world right now. I loved your Cherie so much. She was a powerhouse of a woman, a mountain mover, so passionate. The world knew what she loved, she'd say it! I know she loved family truly, completely and deeply. Her great passion! God Bless you and keep you all right now. Sending you the most sincere and deepest condolences and love. Tami Cox Smith, September 3, 2016 Sing Cherie sing with your beautiful voice I so loved for you to sing. Mahshid, September 3, 2016 Although I will not be There in Body I will be there with you all in Spirit. I hope you all know how much I loved Little Cherie. My love and Prayers are with you. Aunt Malinda, September 3, 2016 I am so sorry for your loss. I know you will be at peace enjoying some great memories. She is healed in Jesus arms. Cindy Peters, September 3, 2016 my heart goes out to the arruda family so sorry for the lost of cherie she will always be loved and now she is resting in the arms of jesus r i p cherie always loved and never forgotton sylvania arruda , September 3, 2016 Dear Bobby, Alex, Ryan & Elizabeth, We are so deeply sorry to hear of your loss. May the love and suport of family and friends comfort you during these difficult days. Please accept our deepest condolences and know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Stay strong! With Love & heartfelt sympathy, Lucy & Sam Tassone Lucy & Sam Tassone, September 3, 2016 She was an amazing person with a lot of love in her heart. She faced so much adversity in her life but she always smiled and was happy to see you and acted as if nothing was wrong. She will be missed! God has picked a beautiful rose out of his garden and taken her home. Helen Thompson, September 3, 2016 I am so sorry for your loss. Cherie was such a beautiful spirit and a wonderful friend to all who knew her. We will miss you sweet lady. May you rest in the arms of Jesus. We love you! Kimberly Harris McCullough, September 3, 2016 Sending our love. Mary and aunt Irene Riley Rhoden Mary Raines, September 2, 2016 Debbie I am so so very very sorry for the loss of Cherie what a beautiful woman she was. My prayers will be with all of you through out this tragedy. VIVI WATKINS BERG, September 2, 2016 My heart grieves for you. I am so sorry for this heart-rending loss. Christie Barrett, September 2, 2016 Dear Rob, Elizabeth, Ryan, and Alex, Our hearts go out to you today and in the months, years to come; your sweet wife and mother was so dearly loved, and we know you feel her loss more than words can say. Just know we care. Just know this isn't the end. Roger and Lynda Mathis, September 2, 2016 Such a sweet soul and an inspiration to us all. She will be missed. Rest in peace my sweet friend. James Boehler, September 2, 2016 Sorry, for your loss ! Mark H., September 2, 2016 Cherie was such a vibrant and loving young lady. Her love for God was great and she shared her testimony with so many. I'm happy she is now completely healed! And I hope she has had a chance to meet her precious grandmother, Sis. Riley., who was a wonderful prayer warrior. Praying for comfort during this sad season. Denice Burnside Webb, September 2, 2016 Dear Debbie and all family. So sorry for your loss of your Dear Cherie, our thoughts and prayers going out to you. Sincerely Cindy and Bill mason Cindy and Bill Mason, September 2, 2016