Sherlene Rooks, 72, of Columbia, KY passed away on Wednesday, May 4, 2022 at Baptist Health of Louisville. She was born in Russell County, KY on December 8, 1949, the daughter of the late Mayfield and Elsie Richards Grider.
She worked for many years as a sewing machine operator at Russell Sportswear and then at Fruit of the Loom in Jamestown. Sherlene was a member of Free Union Separate Baptist Church and in recent years, had attended White’s Chapel Separate Baptist Church. She loved to sew, going to yard sales and shopping.
Her husband: Edward Rooks
2 brothers: Roy (Patricia) Grider of Russell Springs, KY and Leonard Grider of Indiana
Nieces & nephews: Christine Blakey, Kris Grider, Donna Matney, James Grider, Kelly Aaron and Todd Grider
Along with her parents, Sherlene was preceded in death by 2 brothers: James Grider and Arvil Grider; one sister, Kathleen Wilson; and her nephew, Eddie Grider.
Graveside Service: Saturday, May 7, 2022 at 11:00amCT at Free Union Separate Baptist Church Cemetery with Bro. Johnny Davis officiating.
Pallbearers: Barry Stephens, David Blakey, Larry Grider, David Kinnett, David Breeding, Danny Rooks and Jason Blakey.
Mrs. Sherlene Rooks arrangements are entrusted to Bernard Funeral Home. An online guestbook is available at www.bernardfuneralhome.com.