Sherry Parrott Rouse
October 29, 1948 ~ January 9, 2013
Sherry Parrott Rouse, 64, went to be with her Lord on January 9th, 2013. A devoted wife, mother and grandmother, she passed away while surrounded by her loving family. Sherry was born on October 29, 1948 to Cecil Lloyd "Polly" and Jean Parrott of Houston, Texas. She leaves behind her husband of 42 years, Wayne, whom she loved dearly, her mother Jean Parrott of Houston, her sister Polly Gardner and husband Gene; two adult sons; Marty Rouse and wife Jessica of New Braunfels, Texas, and Andy Rouse and wife, Kathryn of Austin, Texas; and three grandchildren; Kaitlyn, Lindsay and Noah. Sherry was preceded in death by her father, Cecil Lloyd Parrott. Sherry studied at Sam Houston State University, and then later finished and earned her Bachelor's degree in teaching from the University ofHouston. She was a teacher for 13 years in the Cypress Fairbanks school district and retired in 1999. She taught at Wilson Elementary, Horne Elementary, and Truitt Middle school. Above all, Sherry loved Jesus and her family and cherished her role as a wife, mother and grandmother. Her sons, Marty and Andy, remember her as a caring, loving and kind mother, who always put her family first. She had a great sense of humor and a tender heart. Known to be a selfless, determined and caring person, Sherry was an unfailing optimist - always looking for ways to serve others. She enjoyed making crafts (and even started her own business selling clothes to local shops), shopping for antiques, spending time with her family & friends and traveling the world with her mom & sister. In retirement, she volunteered her time at Bear Creek Assistance Ministries and spent time with her grandchildren. She was a longtime member of Bear Creek United Methodist Church and especially loved the Agape class of which she was a part for many years. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 19th, 2013, at 2 PM at Bear Creek United Methodist Church (16000 Rippling Water Drive, Houston, TX, 77084). In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Hope Hospice in New Braunfels, Texas(http://www.hopehospice.net/donate-support).