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Obituary for Myrtle Nell Sherman

Myrtle Nell Sherman, 90, of Atlanta, went to be with the Lord Saturday, September 30, 2017, at a local nursing home.

She was born July 14, 1927, in Cass County, Texas to Howard and Myrtle Endsley. The youngest daughter, with four siblings. Myrtle was always known as Sister or Baby Sister. She married Marshall Sherman on February 4, 1947 and devoted herself to her family and the family business until her children were in school. Being an excellent cook, she then used her skills for many years at the Atlanta Memorial Hospital as the dessert cook. She was well known for her pies. Myrtle Nell always enjoyed working in her yard, caring for her flowers, cooking, and needlework. Her grandchildren were paramount in her life. She was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for many years. She was also a founding member of Long Bridge Road Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents and siblings, her husband Marshall Sherman and her daughter, Phyllis Mauldin.

Mrs. Sherman is survived by her son, Charles Neal Sherman and wife Ralita; her son-in-law, Rick Mauldin all of Atlanta, Texas; five grandchildren, Daniel Sherman and his wife Margaret of Spring, Texas; Marshall Sherman and his wife Jamie of Longview, Texas, Katie Harrison and her husband Dan of Longview, Texas, Luke Mauldin and his wife Kristie of Rockwall, Texas, Caleb Mauldin of Fort Worth, Texas; eight great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.


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Visitation

Monday

2

Oct

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551

Service

Monday

2

Oct

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Hanner Funeral Service

103 West Main Street
Atlanta, Texas 75551

Cemetery Details

Location

Smyrna Cemetery

4621 Texas Hwy 77 E
Atlanta, Texas 75551

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