Cherry, Stephanie Brooke

Stephanie Brooke Cherry

November 18, 1980 - September 27, 2020

Stephanie Brooke Cherry of McKinney, Texas passed away on September 27, 2020 at the age of 39. She was born on November 18, 1980 to Stanley Charles Woodruff and Sheri Lea Worthy in Sherman, Texas. Brooke received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Texas Tech University and she went on to be a principal at Allen ISD.

Brooke was survived by her husband, Kevin Bryan Cherry of McKinney, Texas; son, Beck Cherry; grandmother, Trecie Wallace; mother, Sheri Sides and husband, Kevin of Allen, Texas; father, Stan Woodruff; uncles, Bobby Worthy and wife, Vaneda of Whitewright, Texas and Kevin Worthy and wife, Shannon of Royse City, Texas and numerous cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, October 3, 2020 at First United Methodist Church, 601 South Greenville Avenue, Allen, Texas 75002. The service will also be live streamed at the link below:

Memorial donations for Brooke Cherry may be made through the Foundation For Allen Schools. Please designate your gift to the:  

Brooke Cherry Memorial Fund benefiting the teachers and students of Marion Elementary School. 

Online donations may be made at:

Checks should be made payable to Foundation For Allen Schools and mailed to: Foundation For Allen Schools, c/o Allen ISD Administration Building, 612 E. Bethany Drive, Allen, Texas 75002. 

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What a beautiful woman! Prayers for God's peace to rain down on all of you in the days and months ahead. With love,
Harper and Ashley Stewart, October 20, 2020 You will be so missed. Will do everything we can to help take care of your family. Love in Christ, The Williamsons Cathy Williamson, October 7, 2020 Hi Kevin. I’m Kristin’s dad and I just wanted to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. Eric has always spoken so highly of you and Brooke. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Buddy Blanton , October 6, 2020 Brooke will always remain one of my dearest friends. Her heart, spirit, humor and love was one of a kind. I am so blessed I knew her for 17 years and have such amazing memories with her. You are forever in our hearts and you touched so many lives. My family will pray daily for Kevin, Beck and Sheri. Love,
Nicole Harmon, October 5, 2020 Sheri, our hearts are aching for you, Kevin, Beck, and your family right now. We are praying for your peace and comfort, which you know only the Lord can provide. Brooke was a special young lady and will be lovingly remembered by all who knew her. Sending you hugs! Honey and Joe Honey Gray, October 4, 2020 Brooke was an amazing person and I am a better person for having known her. My condolences to her family and all those who have loved her. She will be so missed. Cindy Robertson, October 3, 2020 Such a genuine soul!! You will truly be missed by all! Stacey and Dave Robertson, October 3, 2020 I had the pleasure of being a colleague of Brooke at Allen ISD. She was a bright light with a big heart! I was in awe of her strength for battling cancer privately. She continued to laugh and lift others up. She will be missed! April Kenely, October 3, 2020 May you receive comfort and peace from the Lord Jesus Christ , during these days of sorrow David and Burna Kennedy, October 3, 2020 I was so saddened to hear of the loss of Brooke. We have prayed for her for a long time and I know she was very special to so many people. We are lifting you all up in prayer during this difficult time. Kim Crumrine, October 3, 2020 I was honored to work along side Brooke for many years & she was someone that would light up the room with her smile, warmth & genuineness. Her love for her family, friends, students & staff was evident in everything that she did & you could always count on Brooke to help in any way that she could. I am sorry that I cannot be there in person today to honor her memory, but I will be watching the stream & sending love from afar. Kevin & Beck, she loved you deeply & spoke of you so often! Sheri - I am so grateful that over the years I was able to know both you & your amazing daughter...thank you! Love & prayers to all of Brooke's family & friends...she will be missed. Libby Martin, October 3, 2020 We are Stacia' Butler's parents. Brooke was the kind of friend you pray for your children. She was so energetic and loving. I could tell when I met her that she never met a stranger. We are grieving deeply for your loss. We are looking forward to the celebration today of a life well lived.
John and Ramona Gaglione, October 3, 2020 Such a beautiful person. I was blessed to get to know Brooke at the gym working out and also as a substitute principal at my school. She was simply amazing. I remember her going above and beyond. I especially remember her kind heart. My prayers continue for her family. Trish Jarboe, October 2, 2020 Brooke made such an impact in the lives of everyone around her. Always funny. Always wise. Always kind. I will miss her deeply but am honored that I got to call her a friend. She was truly a special person and her legacy of grace and love will continue on. Katherine, October 2, 2020 I knew and worked with Brooke over the years as a SRO. She was always cheerful and the consummate professional. I know she will not only be missed by her friends and family, but by the entire Allen ISD. My prayers go out to her family and friends, I know she has a spot in God's loving arms now. Rest In Peace Brooke.
Alex Jones, October 2, 2020 I loved Brooke and admired her energy and enthusiasm to make a difference in all that she did. I'll miss her laugh, sweet nature, and comical remarks that always made me smile. She had that way about her. She was one of the most strong and determined women I have ever known, and has touched the lives of so many. Shari, much love and prayers go out to you and your family during this very difficult time. Cindy Blair, October 2, 2020 Brooke it broke my heart to hear this news. You were one of the kindest and most sincere friends I every know-and your smile lit up a room! Many fond memories shared with you. May your husband, son, mother, and father all feel the love and know you meant so much to so many people. You will never be far from my heart. Much Love and Prayers, Kelly Fogle Hogue Kelly Fogle Hogue, October 2, 2020 God’s grace and peace be with you Milton Guttierrez, October 2, 2020 Many prayers for all family and friends. Brooke was an amazing friend and person with the most beautiful smile. I grieve her loss and pray for her family. What an amazing daughter, wife, and mother Brooke was! Kelly Fogle Hogue, October 2, 2020 I know my pain of her absence is nothing compared to the family, but I hope you know she was loved by EVERYONE! The impact she made on my two sons starting at Marion was priceless. She will always hold a spot in our hearts and thoughts. Her continued drive to show brightness and a smile will be a lasting impression that should and will give hope to many. Love and prayers to the family, Marion and otherwise. Bonnie Marlow , October 2, 2020 We are very sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you at this time! Frank & Diane Ardolino Frank & Diane Ardolino, October 2, 2020 Sheri and Kevin, I am so, so sorry. My heart breaks for your family. I am praying for you. May God bless and comfort you all. Love you. Laurie Sweet , October 2, 2020 Sheri, so sorry to hear this. I know you r devastated. She was such a sweet girl. You and Kevin r in my prayers. Gail White, October 1, 2020 My family and I are so very saddened to learn of Brooke’s passing. Please know that we are carrying you in our hearts and in our prayers. Karla Lambert, October 1, 2020 Brooke, you are so very loved. You have always been one of my most favorite people. You are and will be missed tremendously. I treasure all of the memories I have of you. You were such a blessing to us all. Hugs and prayers for all of Brooke's family and friends.
Claire Wortham, October 1, 2020
May the peace and love of God give you comfort in this time of loss Amy Daniels, October 1, 2020 Our hearts go out to Brooke's family especially, Kevin and Beck. We are praying for you all including her "work" family. Evidence shows that she was loved, respected and will be dearly missed at school. We know her sister-in-law, Traci (our daughter) loved and honored Brooke. For you, daughter, Jason, Anily, John and Beth we lift you up. Our God reigns. Keith and Dana Pounders, October 1, 2020 Rest In Peace sweet girl. Rick Larmour, October 1, 2020 I am saddened by Brooke's passing. She was such a good person and fun to work with. Her smile, friendliness were the things I'll always remember. Prayers go out to the family, the Teachers and staff at Marion and her friends, which are many. John Ashcraft, October 1, 2020 Sheri, I am SO sorry about Brooke. My heart hurts for you and I know there are no words to make the pain go away but please know that you are in my prayers. I pray that all of your precious memories of your darling daughter will bring you comfort and peace. Brooke had a life well lived and well loved and she made a difference in so many lives. Again, I am so sorry. Carol Willis, September 30, 2020 What a beautiful woman! I did not know her, but I know her mom--Sheri. If she was anything like Mom, then she was beautiful inside as well. I want to extend my heart felt prayers, love and hugs to the family. May you find peace with the legacy this beautiful person leaves behind! Lisa Krumm, September 30, 2020 I am so sorry for your loss. Brooke was a very special lady with such a sweet spirit. I was honored to have known her and work with her in Allen. Beth Nicholas, September 30, 2020 Brooke was an inspiration to all of us in everything she did, but especially us who have gone thru Breast Cancer. I could always count on her kind and caring words to help me thru a trying day when I felt like cancer was getting the best of me. She was a true kind and loving spirit and I know she will be watching over her family and all of us who loved her at AllenISD. Linda Bogir, September 30, 2020 You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Sending you love during this time. I hope you all will find as much comfort as possible. I love you Sheri and Kevin. Graham America will miss Brooke! Tara Larmour Daily, September 30, 2020 Brookie was a beautiful soul and a blessing to this world. She will be missed and remembered forever by her family, students, friends and everyone who knew her. Her smile, laughter, kindness and warmth lit up every place she abided. Her strength and fighting spirit so evident. I’m praying daily for all of the family and sending hugs and my deepest sympathies. Johnna Almond, September 30, 2020 Sheri and Kevin, I am so sad to learn about Brooke's passing. Such a fun, kind girl. What a wonderful teacher and leader. My prayers are for you and her husband and son in the weeks ahead. Ellen Morris, September 30, 2020 There are no words I can say to let you know how sorry I am to hear of Brooke's passing. Her beautiful smile and kindness will be missed by all who knew her. The world is a little less brighter without her in it. Danette Hilton, September 29, 2020 My heart goes out to this entire family. Brooke was an amazing, kind-hearted woman. In her short life she touched so many lives. I’m glad she’s no longer in pain but she will be missed dearly. Rest In Peace beautiful Brooke. Melanie Covington, September 29, 2020 Brooke was such a beautiful person, inside and out. She will be missed immensely but will always remain in our hearts through her legacy of goodness, strength, and love. Kevin, Beck, Sheri and all of Brooke's family, please know you are surrounded by love and prayers as you go through this very difficult time. Amy Givonetti, September 29, 2020 My heart goes out to Sheri, Kevin Sides, Kevin Cherry and Beck. Brooke was a shining light for the Sides and Cherry family. Love always to these families and may they continue Brooke's legacy and her passion for public education. Kelly Mires, September 29, 2020 I simply have no words that can take away the pain you must feel right now, Sheri. I was SO heartbroken to hear this news today. Brooke was such a big part of Lindsey’s and our family’s life in earlier years..... many fond memories for sure. Like you, I SO wish we had never lost touch. All I can offer is my sincere love, tightest hugs and daily prayers in going forward. 
Patti Hardin, September 29, 2020 Brooke was one of those rare people in this world who made you feel like a a longtime friend from the minute you met her. Kevin, Beck, Sheri and all if Brooke’s family, you are surrounded by love and prayers during this hard time. Amy Givonetti, September 29, 2020 You will be missed sweet friend. Kevin and Beck, you are loved !! Paula, September 29, 2020 I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and condolences for the whole family. Robin Garcia , September 29, 2020 I am so sorry. Please know I am praying for you, Sheri. This is beyond any grief I can imagine. Try to let family that you trust in to help you.
Shirley Smith, September 29, 2020 Our prayers and deepest sympathy are with the family at this time. I pray Brooke’s precious memories will give you peace and comfort now and forever. Richard and Gail Ownby Gail Ownby, September 29, 2020 Brooke and I did Camp Gladiator together and remember her hustling after work to get to camp and excelling once she got there! She was a kind woman and a remarkable teammate. My sincere condolences to her family and my prayers for her eternal rest. Gil Salazar, September 29, 2020 Prayers for Kevin, Beck, and family. May God give you comfort in your time of sorrow. Dana Jackson, September 29, 2020 PB&J for LIFE! Love you were an incredible light in my life and will forever be with me. Continued prayers to the family for peace and comfort in the days ahead. Love to all. Stacia Butler, September 29, 2020 Sheri, I can’t believe Brooke is gone. She was a beautiful soul! Such a sweet childhood friend. May God wrap his arms around y’all during this difficult time. Sincerely, Brandi Brandi Pitcox (Adams), September 29, 2020