Friday, May 20, 2011

Sherry Louise (Phillips) Yoke went home to be with Jesus on May 11, 2011, in Dallas following a nine-year battle with leukemia.

Sherry was born on April 13, 1946, in Fort Scott, Kan., to Jack and Virginia Phillips. She married Thomas Yoke on Nov. 15, 1963. Sherry lived in Plano for 35 years and retired from Plano Senior High School in 2010 where she worked as a registrar. She attended Chase Oaks Church in Plano.

She is survived by her husband Thomas Yoke of Plano, daughter Wendy Krauss and husband Philip of Plano, son Tad Yoke and wife Michelle of Powell, Ohio, and daughter Autumn York of Seattle, Wash., as well as two grandchildren, Caitlin Krauss of Irving, Texas, and Patrick Krauss of Plano, brother Kirk Phillips of Humboldt, Kan., and sister Karen Stout of Fort Scott, Kan.

Thomas is the brother of longtime Fort Scott residents Virginia Myers and Jerry Yoke and former resident Robert Yoke of Nashville.