Cheryl Ann (Acosta) Dunn

Cheryl Ann Dunn

Cheryl Ann (Acosta) Dunn, a 55-year old Yukon resident and former Woodward resident, went home to be with the Lord on May 20, 2022, after a courageous 26-year battle with cancer.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 27, at Crown Heights Baptist Church at 2803 Maple Avenue in Woodward.

Services are under the direction of Billings Funeral Home and will conclude at the church.

Cheryl was born on July 25, 1966, in Woodward, Oklahoma, to Gilbert and Clarita (Gillilan) Acosta. Cheryl and her siblings roamed and ruled the area around 1208 Oak Street.

She was raised in Crown Heights Baptist Church, making a public profession of faith and following the Lord in believer’s baptism on Nov. 11, 1982.

Cheryl received her education in the Woodward Public Schools, graduating with the Class of 1984. She furthered her education at Northwestern Oklahoma State University in Alva.

Cheryl and Terry Lee Dunn were united in marriage at Crown Heights Baptist Church before Brother P.E. Tapp on Sept. 9, 1990. Two children, Catherine Mae and Jacob Lee, were born to this union. She went to work for the City of Yukon in 1991, gradually rising to the position of First Deputy City Treasurer. She took medical retirement on Aug. 20, 2021.

She was preceded in death by an infant brother, Don Henry Acosta; her grandparents, Oran and Thelma Gillilan and Jim and Myrtle Acosta.

Those she leaves behind are: her husband Terry Dunn of the home; her children, Catherine and Jacob of the home; her parents, Gilbert and Clarita Acosta of Woodward; siblings, Cindy Drake and husband George of Covington, Sandy Dershem and husband Michael of Yale, Terry Acosta and wife Kim of Woodward, Neal Acosta and wife Heather of Oklahoma City and Jane Poage of Yukon; mother-in-law, Bonita Boston of Woodward; sisters-in-law, Tammy Lind of Oklahoma City, Tina Nunley and husband Danny of Mooreland, Ruthie Bryan and husband Terry of Woodward and Gene Dunn and wife Misti of Woodward; numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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