Erma J. Sherman

Erma Jean Sherman, 91, of Eureka, died on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at Greenwood County Hospital in Eureka. She was born August 14, 1927, in Neal, the daughter of Clyde Ernest “Buddy” and Gladys Centelia (Nelson) Williams. She was raised in Neal, and Lamar, Colo., attending Neal schools. On October 4, 1944, she was united in marriage to Willis Roy “Bus” Sherman in Eureka. They made their home in Virgil. They moved to Garden City for five years but then returned home to the Virgil area. She is survived by her daughter, Peggy Delzeit of Silver Lake and six siblings: Dolores Ashlock of Eureka; Bob Williams of Eureka; Bill Williams of Eureka; Grover Williams of Searchlight, Nev.; Marjorie Whitehall of Belfair, Wash.; and Melvin Williams of Stroud, Okla. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and six siblings: Cecil Williams, Maxine Wilson, Melba Pugh, Donald Williams, Sue Laughlin, and John Williams. Funeral services were held Monday, November 5, at Koup Family Funeral Home, in Eureka with Mr. Jayme A. Koup officiating. Interment will follow at Janesville Cemetery. The family has requested no floral arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Vintage Park of Eureka. Contributions may be sent in care of Koup Family Funeral Home, P.O. Box 595, Eureka, KS 67045, which is overseeing arrangements. Condolences may be left for the family online, at

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