Cheryl Lynn Stark, 52, of Lawrenceville passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2011. Cheryl was a devoted Wife, Mother, Daughter, Sister and Aunt. She is survived by her Husband, William, her daughters, Heather, Jennifer and her husband Neil, Jessica and her husband Robert, Melody, Natalie, Amber and Katie; sons, Johnathan and Jacob; father, Lyell Annis and his wife Linda; mother, Hazel Barrow; brother, Doug Annis and his wife Pam; nephews, Austin and Justin. A Funeral will be held on Tuesday, July 26th at 2 o'clock at North Metro Baptist Church 1026 Old Peachtree Rd. Lawrenceville, with Dr. Frank Cox officating. The family will receive friends on Monday, July 25, 20011 from 5 o'clock until 7 o'clock at Wages & Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy. Lawrenceville, 770-277-4550

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  1. Cheryl, I have so many great memories of all the fun we had when our children were younger. You were always an inspiration to me. You were the best mom and such a great friend. I am missing you, but looking forward to seeing you again in heaven.

  2. Heather and family, my prayers and love are with you all in this special time. Having gone thru this 2 times with my dad and stepdad, I know what you are going thru. If you ever need to talk, just text me or call me and I will be available. God’s love will help you thru this.

  3. My dear precious friend, I have so many memories of our childhood years growing up. The “shows” we would put on for the neighborhood, spending the night well, ok, I always wanted to go home in the middle of the night, I know, playing in the playhouses in our yards..You always wanted to play dolls and I always wanted to play with cars. I hated when you moved across town. Yet, our friendship endured. Because of you & Will, and others who were part of Idlewild’s youth group I came to know the Lord. Even though we haven’t spoken in years, my heart aches in your passing. I know you are in heaven. Say hi to my folks for me. I love you dear friend.

  4. Will Lou & I are so sorry for your loss. We may not have seen eachother for a long time but the memories of the past have always been with us and you and Cheryl are in a lot of those memories. Cheryl was a good friend, a wonderful mother & wife and a tremendous giver to society and this world has truly lost a very special, unique person. Our prayers go out to you and the children and both of your families at this sad time in you lives. But we also Praise God that Cheryl is walking by his side today and is at total peace. May God Bless you and yours.
    Love, Diana & Lou

  5. We continue to pray for you and your family. Our faith assures us that Cheryl is awaiting you all, in perfect peace and joy.

  6. OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY. WE WILL CERTAINLY KEEP YOU IN OUR PRAYERS, AND WILL PRAY FOR PEACE FOR EACH OF YOU. WE HAVE KEPT UP WITH YOUR FAMILY THROUGH CHERYL’S MOTHER, MY COUSIN. CHERYL WAS CERTAINLY A WONDERFUL LADY AND I KNOW SHE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED!

  7. To all of the Starks-
    Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this most difficult time. I will forever remember Cheryl as a truly inspiring, loving and devoted Christian mother with an amazing amount of energy. She will be missed dearly by so many. Will, please know that I am available to help out with kids at anytime time day or night.
    With lots of love & prayers,
    Caroline Whitten 770 513-7494

  8. Will I was so sorry to hear of Cheryl’s passing. You and your family have been and will remain in my prayers. In His Love Rozie Graffeo Pritchard Gillette

  9. I remember Cheryl and Will in the youth group when I severed as Minister of Youth at Idlewild Baptist Church in the ’70’s. It was my joy to know her then and now see the how God has blessed her and her family. She will be missed by all who loved her. ” We are confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to be present with the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 5:8 – King James Version My prayers are with you.

  10. Heather and all of the Stark family,
    Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss of your dear sweet mother…our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  11. Will, I am so sorry for your loss. I have such fond memories of both you and Cheryl at Hillsborough High School and the youth group at Idlewild Baptist Church. My prayers are with you and your family at this time. Love Janice Harvey Vogt

  12. Will and family, It is so sad to hear about your loss of dear Cheryl. I was so fond of Cheryl…she was such an inspiration. Please know that you and all of your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May your precious memories and family and friend support give you strength and peace during this difficult time. Blessings to all, Jamie

  13. Will I was so sorry to hear about Cheryl’s passing She was always was so happy and upbeat about life,the kids and I know she loved you very much.I always enjoyed your story’s about your life experiences together.You both are two of the most giving people I know. I hope I can have half of the love and compassion she had for others. I was honored to be her friend. I know this is not good-bye but, I will see you again one day in heaven with our heavenly Father!!

  14. William, I am sorry for the loss of your precious Cheryl. I will miss her joy and energy at Rock Springs. My prayers are with you and your family.

  15. Will, I am so sad to learn of this. May you find comfort in those who love you.

    Dear Cousin, my prayers are with you and the family.

  16. Your wife and mother was a dear sweet spirit. I remember teaching Sheryl, Heather, Jennifer & Jessica to learn how to play handbells, even trying to teach Sheryl to read music. Someday soon we will all be re-united with her.

  17. Dear Will and family,

    We are so very sorry to hear of your loss. We can’t even begin to imagine the emotions you’re dealing with as you think of life without Cheryl. What a sweet kind woman she was and how blessed we are to have known her! We will be praying for you all in the days to come. Much love, Ron and Lisa Jones

  18. So suddenly reminds us all that we must be ready at anytime. I’m so thankful Cheryl was. Will, our prayers for strength to envelop you as you continue to rely on God’s grace.

  19. Dear Will and Family,
    Mom told me about Cheryl late last night–we’re still dealing with the shock. Her life affects the lives of So Many!! We are Praying for all of your Families!
    All the time we were growing up in Tampa, we always looked up to Cheryl, because she was so Sweet, never said anything bad about anyone, and stayed so Cheerful! Her Testimony of Love & Giving will Live On through You and the Children!
    Would love to visit when you’re up to it,
    Kimi DeBlock & Chris Mihok
    706 865-4002

  20. We were so sorry to hear about the tragic loss of Cheryl. What a special lady, and such an inspiration to others. May your entire family find comfort in this sad time. We are praying for you! From your Friends at Hebron Church

  21. To Cheryl’s dear family…I have such wonderful memories of Cheryl and I growing up. From elementary school and playing in the play house in her back yard, to spending the night at each others home’s and through our high school years going to youth group functions Cheryl was a wonderful friend. She was a picture of Christ’s love to all of us that knew her. Although in recent year we did not keep up with each other I always held a special place in my heart for her. But I know that one day we can see each other again! To Will, her children, her Mom, Dad, and brother Doug, I will be praying that the Lord will carry you through this time.

  22. In Deepest Sympathy– The Hillsborough High School Big Red Class of 1977. Cheryl will always be a True Terrier in Our Hearts!

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