Sherrie Deets

August 08, 1955, July 13, 2019

Sherrie Deets

Sherrie Winters Deets, 63, of Silsbee, went home to be in the loving arms of Christ, her Savior, Saturday, July 13, 2019. She was born on August 8, 1955, in Woodville, to Maude Evelyn Poindexter Winters and George Thomas Winters. 

Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, E.A. Deets; children, Euger Deets, Jr. and his wife, Brooke, of Orange; Evelyn Smith and her husband, Sheldon, of Silsbee; and Troy Landry of Jacksonville, North Carolina; honorary sons, Gerard Janetschek of Germany and Donald Osei and his wife, Malia, of Livingston; grandchildren, Naomi, Destiny, Tawny, Emma, Chase, Stella, Caden, Soraya, and Keegan; great-grandchild, Massiah; siblings, Brenda Kaplan and her husband, Barry, of Houston; Pam Broom of Woodville; and Tommy Winters and his wife, Mary and Mark Winters, all both of Colmesneil; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends. Sherrie is preceded in death by her parents; and a grandchild. 

Sherrie had many roles in her life: daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, friend, counselor, teacher, traveler, and inspiration to others how to live a life dedicated to Christ. She had a BA and MA in education from Stephen F. Austin University and for thirty-two years was a teacher, counselor, and diagnostician who was dedicated to her students. Every person who had her as a teacher would say that she was their favorite teacher. 

Sherrie was a person who put her family first; she went to as many programs, award ceremonies, games, and activities as she could. Her house was filled with pictures of family and loved ones. She loved to have family and loved ones in her house for game nights, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and any other excuse to have company.

 

What distinguished Sherrie was her faith and commitment to Christ. That was shown as she fought the disease that would take her life. Sherrie remained joyful, faithful, and at peace throughout her illness and shared the gospel through her words and actions. Her grace, dignity and courage were an inspiration to those around her. A faithful member of Pinecrest Baptist, she taught Sunday School and was a member of the choir for many years. She went on many mission trips with her church to New Mexico, Indiana, West Virginia, and Louisiana. 

Sherrie loved to travel with her husband and family. She has visited Israel, Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Germany, France, England, Canada, The Bahamas, Puerto Rico, and thirty-five of the fifty states. Her husband will be completing visits to the last fifteen states in her memory.

May her memory be a blessing.

A gathering of Sherrie’s family and friends will begin at 9:00 a.m., with her memorial service at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Pinecrest Baptist Church, 5660 FM 1122, Silsbee, under the direction of Broussard’s, Silsbee. Her committal was held at Broussard's Crematorium, Beaumont.

Broussard's Mortuary - Silsbee, TX
490 Cemetery Road Silsbee, TX 77656
Gathering of Family and Friends
Pinecrest Baptist Church Pinecrest Baptist Church Pinecrest Baptist Church Pinecrest Baptist Church
5660 Fm 1122 Silsbee Texas 77656
Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Memorial Service
Pinecrest Baptist Church Pinecrest Baptist Church
5660 Fm 1122 Silsbee Texas 77656
Saturday, July 20, 2019
11:00 a.m.

Comments (19)

  • Susan and Mike Augustine

    20 July 2019 at 14:58 | #

    Sherrie was a genuinely sweet and Godly woman. She had a smile and kind words for all Prayers are being said for all the family!!

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  • Joseph & Carolyn Foster of Port Arthur

    16 July 2019 at 21:58 | #

    Prayer and deepest sympathy to you and your family! Knowing that we don't sorrow as those who have no hope.
    I Thessalonians 4:13

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  • Jeff and Emily Boyd

    16 July 2019 at 20:27 | #

    Sherrie was such a precious soul. She will be greatly missed by many. Sending love and prayers to Euger and the family.

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  • Allan Adkins

    16 July 2019 at 04:16 | #

    Prayers to all the Deets family

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  • Wes Evans

    16 July 2019 at 03:26 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss. I am praying for your family for peace.

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  • Brenda Griffin Magnuson

    16 July 2019 at 03:17 | #

    Euger: I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I pray for comfort and peace for your entire family.
    Brenda

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  • Ray Boughner

    16 July 2019 at 02:30 | #

    So sorry for your loss. I know, at times like this, words give little comfort, but know that you and yours are in our thoughts and prayers.

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  • Reba Davis Smith and the Kirbyville High School Class of 1971

    16 July 2019 at 02:27 | #

    Euger, we’re all so saddened to hear of Sherrie’s passing. We’re praying for you and your family as you cope with such a heartbreaking loss. May you find comfort in knowing so many friends care.

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  • Phyllis Rice

    15 July 2019 at 20:58 | #

    So sorry for the loss of your loved one. May God grant you peace.

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  • Janis Holt

    15 July 2019 at 20:49 | #

    Alton and I are sad, but rejoice in the knowledge of her salvation.

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  • Jerry Perez

    15 July 2019 at 19:55 | #

    My heart felt condolences to you and you family, my friend and co-worker Euger Deets. May Gods peace surround you brother.

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  • Cynthia A Smith

    15 July 2019 at 13:21 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss. I loved working with Sherrie. She was so kind and loved her family.

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  • Sherry Felps

    15 July 2019 at 10:45 | #

    Euger & family, Sherry was a very special lady & will truly be missed by a lot of people. She was a kind & loving person. I will miss her so much. Love to all.

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  • Ray and Laura Harrison

    15 July 2019 at 07:01 | #

    So so sad l loved Sherrie. She will be missed. So sorry Ruger. We all know where Sherrie is and she's not hurting anymore. Love you guys

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  • Misti Montalvo

    15 July 2019 at 06:11 | #

    I am so sorry for your loss. We love Mrs. Deets!

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  • Jan Crowell

    14 July 2019 at 22:37 | #

    Sherrie was a precious soul - so gentle and kind. I will miss our lunches when I came in for my hair appt - many thoughtful prayers for the family

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  • Debbie Lacey

    14 July 2019 at 20:09 | #

    Euger & family I'm so sorry for your loss of a very sweet & loving lady. My thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.

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  • James and Michelle Boyett

    14 July 2019 at 20:08 | #

    We are so very sorry and will continue to lift you all in prayer. Please give Stella an extra hug from Alexis' Papaw and Mamaw

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  • Deborah Laird Walker/Wayne Walker

    14 July 2019 at 08:49 | #

    I was so saddened to hear of Sherry's passing. She was my neighbor in Silsbee for many years. Thoughts and prayer go out to her family.

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