WESLACO - Shirley (Sherrie) Lorene Farrell, 76, surrounded by her children, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020.
Sherrie was born in Fair Oaks, PA in 1944. At the age of 4, she and her family moved to Texas. Her family helped start a church in McAllen, Texas called The Revival Center. Years later it became known as The Church of the Good Shepherd which today is now The Family Church.
She met and married Alan J. Weber in 1964. They had 3 children and helped her parents start Bethesda Chapel in Weslaco. She faithfully led song service and took part in church productions. After 15 years of marriage, Alan J. Weber went home to be with the Lord in 1979.
Sherrie met and married Edwin C. (Skip) Farrell and became part of the Farrell Plumbing family in 1981. With this marriage, she added two sons from Skip’s previous marriage and together they had a daughter. She and her sister in law Donna Farrell also ran an estate sale business called Next-to-New. This was a business that brought them lots of joy. Later in life, she helped her daughter with her coffee shop. She enjoyed meeting and getting to know others. Her loving disposition allowed for all who knew her to call her “Nana”.
Sherrie enjoyed traveling especially to Colorado where her brother lived. She also loved crossword puzzles and game shows.
Sherrie was preceded in death by her first husband Alan J Weber and her second husband Edwin C. (Skip) Farrell. Also, her father Reverend George L. Powell, and mother Shirley L. Powell.
Sherrie is survived by her children: Dean and Donna Farrell, Alan and Ruth Weber, Lori Weber, Shannon Farrell, and Chris Farrell. She also had 11 grandchildren: Megan, Bryan, Connor and Aiden Farrell, Seanacie Weber Reyna (John), Zoe and Jabin Weber, Brandon, Brayden, and Brianna Kennedy, Skylar Farrell. As well as 5 great-grandchildren: Katie and Alex Santos, Sebastian Farrell and Jotham, and Jianna Reyna. She was also survived by her brother Don Powell (Gloria) of Colorado and Sister Donna Mae Cain (Harold) of Texas and numerous nieces and nephews.
A gathering will be held for family and friends on Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 3pm-8pm, with a memorial service at 6:30 officiated by Pastor David Mendoza from The Family Church at McCaleb Funeral Home in Weslaco.
“I love you all very much and please rejoice with me that I am with the Lord and loved ones” -Sherrie