, Muskogee, OK


April 17, 2013

Sheryl Ann Forrest Beckham

1960 - 2013

— Sheryl Ann Forrest Beckham, 52, of Warner, Oklahoma passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2013.  She was born December 14, 1960 in Muskogee, Oklahoma to John Wayne Forrest and Shirley Maxine Cooper Forrest.  Sheryl grew up in Muskogee and graduated from Muskogee High School in 1979.  

She is preceded in death by her father, John Wayne Forrest; her son, Charles Wayne McCoy; oldest brother, John Anthony Forrest; baby brother, Jimmy William Forrest; both maternal and paternal grandparents.

Sheryl is survived by her husband, Terry Beckham, of the home; her children, Allison Dow, Alex Beckham of the home and Jennifer Dow of Rockford, IL.; her mother, Shirley Cooper Harris and husband, Marc of Muskogee; her brother and sister-in-law, Mark and Susan Forrest of Muskogee; her nephew, Josh Forrest and wife, Chelsea and their children, Emma and Ethan, of Fort Gibson, her mother-in-law, Pam Miller of Fort Gibson; her sisters-in-law, Dawn Barnes and husband, Robin of Fort Gibson, Kim Barnes and husband, Roy, Debra Young, all of Webbers Falls; her aunts, Alice Lee Moschak of Muskogee, Edna Faye Harris of Sasakwa, OK; her uncles, Charles (Tincy) Cooper and Frank Cooper, both of Fort Gibson.

Funeral services for Sheryl will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 19, 2013 at Keefeton Freewill Baptist Church with Debbie Ziegler and Pastor Danny Barks officiating.  Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery with Mike Cooper, Phil Cooper, Marc Harris, Josh Forrest, Mickey Capps, and Robert Francis serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Sheriff Charles Pearson and Mike Spradlin.

Sheryl fought a tough battle with cancer and now - the storm is over.

All the counters.

Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 N. York Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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