ADAMS CENTER, NY — Cheryl L. Kenyon, 67, passed away Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, at home surrounded by family.
At her request, there will be no calling hours or funeral. A celebration of life will be held at a later date, at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements are with the Piddock Funeral Home, Inc., Adams, NY.
She was born Sept. 25, 1953, in Ellisburg, NY, a daughter of Clyde W. and Pauline (Smith) Bacon.
In 1972, Chery graduated from South Jefferson Central School. She married her high school sweetheart, Jerry L. Kenyon on July 20, 1974. The couple lived in Adams Center all of their married life.
She began working at Northland Electric Motors where she worked for 9 years, leaving to raise her children at home. She had in-home child care for several years for many families in the Adams & Adams Center area. Chery was a school bus aide before becoming a school bus driver for South Jefferson Central School for 20 years, until her retirement in 2016.
Chery enjoyed all things outdoors, swimming, kayaking, camping, hiking, watching meteor showers, sunsets & fireworks. Above all else, she cherished family.
She is survived by Jerry Kenyon, her husband of 47 years; her children, Shannon (Corey) Parker, Adams Center, and John (Laura) Kenyon, Baldwinsville; Her greatest joy, five grandchildren, Jillian, Allie, Charlie, Phoebe, and Lucille; two brothers, Robert (Scotti) Bacon, Adams Center and Ronald (Lori) Bacon, Pulaski; two sisters, Sally Herrick, Watertown, and Donna VanBrocklin, Belleville. Also surviving are many very special nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by both of her parents and three sisters, Bonnie Sue Place, Carole Lee Blair and Mary Lou Hough.
Donations in her memory may be made to Hospice of Jefferson County, 1398 Gotham St., Watertown, NY 13601.
Condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com