Carlene was born in Hillsdale, TN and was the youngest of ten brothers and sisters. Carlene was the military wife of Henry Cherry and they lived in various locations across the country. They settled in Virginia Beach where she worked as a Cosmetic Consultant for Elizabeth Arden until her retirement. They moved to Gray, TN in 2000 to be closer to family.
Carlene was preceded in death by her husband, Henry.
Survivors include two daughters Patricia A. Adams, husband Don, Gray, TN and Marion "Gail" Reeves, Gray, TN. She had four grandchildren, Dawn Reeves, Johnson City, TN, Joshua Adams, Gray, TN, Michelle Booker, Gray, TN, and Lauren Hall, husband Chris, Gray, TN. She had one great grand-daughter, Nasja Reeves, daughter of Dawn Reeves. She is also survived by a sister, Virgina Cherry, age 93, of Russell Springs, KY.
She was loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.
A private family burial will be conducted at Mountain Home National Cemetery in Johnson City, TN by Snyder Funeral Home.