Sherian Gayle (McGahn) Dockery, 64, of Millican passed away on Tuesday, February 3, 2009, at Methodist Hospital in Houston. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, February 6, at Hillier Funeral Home. Services are set for 10 a.m. Saturday, February 7, at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Wheat Cemetery.
Sherian was born on January 11, 1945, in Ardmore, Okla., to Arthur and Ethel (Ross) McGahn. She graduated from high school in Chico, Calif. She was a manager for Zip-In Grocery until she received her double lung transplant in February 1993. She was the longest living double lung transplant in the United States.
Sherian married John Dockery in Carson City, Nev. She loved spending time with her grandchildren. She enjoyed fishing and playing Bingo.
She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur McGahn; brothers, Charles McGahn and David McGahn; and a sister, Beverly McGahn.
Survivors include her beloved husband of more than 44 years, John Dockery; two sons and a daughter-in-law, John Jr. and Valerie Dockery and Arthur Dockery; a daughter and son-in-law, Gina and Mike Quast; grandchildren, Sarah, Katy and Trey Dockery and Claire and Travis Quast; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Barbara and Ken Olsen and Alice Friesenhahn; two brothers, Terry McGahn and Jerry McGahn; and mother, Ethel McGahn.
The family would like to thank the nurses at Methodist Hospital in Houston for the love and care they gave Sherian.
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