OBITUARY: Cheryl Juanita Lord

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Cheryl Juanita Lord, 71, died Monday, July 18, 2022, at Ascension Via Christi Medical Center-St. Francis Campus in Wichita.

She was born on Dec. 29, 1950, in Bossier City, La., the daughter of Lynn Doyle and Mary Lee Boykin Sullivan. Cheryl was raised in the Shreveport and Monroe, La., areas.

While living in Wichita, she met Kenneth B. Lord, and they were married on Dec. 11, 1991, in Wichita. Cheryl and Kenneth lived in Newton, and he died on March 28, 2006. She moved to Wichita in 2010.

Survivors include her son Kenneth Abel; daughter Sabrina Wassall and husband Jay, all of Wichita; stepsons Robert and Richard Lord; siblings Johnny Ray Ortiz of Wichita and Mary Lawrence of Tyler, Texas; 20 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents; husband Kenneth; siblings Jerry Lynn Sullivan, Joyce Ann Ott, Raymond Ortiz and Geneva Lopez Gonzalez; and stepdaughter Sherri Weldon.

Graveside and inurnment services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 30, at Greenwood Cemetery in Newton.

There will no visitation as cremation has taken place.

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Arrangements are by Broadway Colonial Funeral Home, Newton.

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