Obituary for Cheryl Hornback

Obituary for Cheryl Hornback

HOWE–Cheryl Jean Hornback of Howe was born Aug. 17, 1955 in Heavener to Oral and Louise (Hampton) Hornback and passed away Monday, May 6, 2024 in Poteau at the Oaks Healthcare Center at the age of 68.

Funeral service is 2 p.m. Thursday at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Joe Haydon Hall and Pastor Brandon Lopez officiating.

Burial will follow in the Howe Cemetery under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

Cheryl was raised in Howe and attended Heavener Elementary and Bost School in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was a member of Trinity Baptist Church in Heavener. Cheryl moved to the Oaks Healthcare Center in Poteau Jan. 1, 2006. Our family appreciates the great care that Cheryl received by all the staff during her 18+ years there. Cheryl will be missed by all whom loved and knew her.

She is survived by two sisters Linda Hall and husband Joe Haydon of Howe, and Kellie Lopez and husband Mike of Van Buren, Arkansas;

One niece Christie Hillebrand and husband Brian;

Four nephews Russell Hall and wife Lori, Randall Hall and wife Paula, Brandon Lopez and wife Shauna, and Kendall Lopez and wife Andrea;

Five great-nephews;

Seven great-nieces;

Two great-great-nephews;

One great-great-niece;

She is preceded in death by her parents, Oral and Louise Hornback.

Pallbearers are her family.

Viewing is from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

To sign Cheryl’s online guestbook please visit

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