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Cherie Lynn Eston

Cherie Lynn Eston, 53, Palmyra, Mo., passed away at 12:20 p.m., Saturday, June 24, 2023, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra.

Cherie was born July 25, 1969, in Palmyra, to Leroy and Mabel Bell Eston.

Cherie Lynn Eston

Survivors include her mother, Mabel Eston, Palmyra; brothers, Carlos Eston, Palmyra; and Michael Eston (Laquata), Frisco, Texas; two aunts, Delores Hammers, Quincy, Ill.; and Jeanetta Green, Quincy; one uncle, George Bell, Clifornia; and numerous friends, cousins and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, father, and sister, Darla Eston.

For a number of years Cherie worked for Blue Cross Blue Shield in Quincy. 

Cherie loved to sing in the choir at church and attend Christian conferences when she could. 

Her knowledge of sports was vast and impressive, and she especially followed the Kansas City Chiefs and Duke Blue Devil basketball. When she was home she enjoyed watching her favorite shows, Chicago P.D., Chicago Fire, Chicago MED, Grey’s Anatomy and the Young and the Restless, or just listening to some Aretha Franklin gospel music.

She had fond memories of her travels to Aruba and lived in Atlanta for 11 years before coming back home to Palmyra, a community she adored and family she loved. She stayed close to her brothers and often took care of her mother, showing them her love and support when she could.  

Although, Cherie’s faithful companion Benji has been gone a long time, she always carried a soft spot in her heart for dogs. A sweet and caring woman who was loved deeply by her friends and family, she was fun-loving, but when you made her mad she would always say “Don’t get my Leroy started!” Cherie will be greatly missed.

Cherie was a member of New Birth Missionary Baptist Church.

Cherie’s funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, June 29, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel. Pastor Jeffrey Green will officiate. Inurnment at Greenwood Cemetery will be held at a later date.

Friends and family are invited to Cherie’s Life Celebration at a visitation that will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 28, at Lewis Brothers Funeral Chapel in Palmyra.

Memorials may be made to the Northeast Missouri Humane Society (NEMO).

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