Mervel J. Cherry

November 3, 1935 ~ September 1, 2019 (age 83)


Mervel J. Cherry, age 83, affectionately known as Joannie or Blue, of Columbia, SC and Jersey City, NJ, passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 1, 2019 in Parkview Nursing Facility. Mervel was born on November 3, 1935 and was married to the late Leroy Cherry.  They had two children, the late Beverly Sharperson and Leroy H. Cherry both of Jersey City.  

Mervel is also survived by her sister, Nancy Glover of South Carolina; a sister-in-law, Rebecca Bratton of JC, NJ; two grandchildren, Yolanda Corbin of Wilmington, DE  and Anthony Sharperson of Jersey City, NJ; six great grandchildren, Destiny, Diamond, Dana, Britni, Mia, and Logan; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends. Memorial service 2 PM Saturday, September 14, 2019, at  Monumental Baptist Church, 121 Lafayette St., Jersey City, NJ 07304. Interment, Private. 

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September 14, 2019

2:00 PM
Monumental Baptist Church
121 Lafayette Street
Jersey City, NJ 07304


The Alzheimer's Association
225 N. Michigan Ave., FL. 17, Chicago, IL IL 60601
Tel: 1-800-272-3900

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