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Sheryl (Roberts) Tennant

1962-2017

Published: April 13, 2017 12:00 AM

Sheryl (Roberts) Tennant, 55, of Minerva, went home to be with her Savior, Friday, April 7, 2017, in Canton.

She was born Jan. 25, 1962, in Canton, to Arlajean (Burkhimer) Roberts of Minerva, and the late Hap Roberts. She was a ward secretary for Alliance Community Hospital and had worked as an administrative executive assistant for the president of the Star Bronze Company in Alliance.

She graduated from Minerva High School in 1980 and the Medical Asst. Program through the Alliance Education Center. She was a longtime member of the Carnation City Players, longtime member of the former Minerva Bible Presbyterian Church and was well known for her acting, singing, and her ability as a comedian as well as her love for bluegrass music and was an advocate for homeschooling, the foster parent program and the rights of the unborn.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, Doug Tennant, whom she married Oct. 16, 1982; two daughters, Bethannie and Carrie Tennant; three brothers, Larry (Glenda) Roberts, Bob (Debra) Roberts and Clifford Roberts, all of Minerva.

Following cremation, a memorial service will be held Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m. in the Emmanuel Sovereign Grace Fellowship in Louisville. In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to OhioGuidestone.org. Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.


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