Cheryl Ann Popkey - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Cheryl Ann Popkey

January 9, 1954 - February 4, 2019

Cheryl Ann Popkey, age 65, of Newark, DE, passed away on Monday, February 4, 2019. 

Born in Niagara Falls, NY, on January 9, 1954, she was a daughter of the Herbert R. and the late Lois J. (Davies) Popkey. Cheryl worked for MBNA and retired after several years of service. 

A dedicated football fan, you would always find Cheryl cheering on her beloved Washington Redskins. She enjoyed playing pool and knitting. Cheryl will be remembered for her loving spirit, strong will and doing things her way. 

In addition to her mother, she was preceded in death by her sister, Teri Popkey. Cheryl is survived by her son, Emmett Popkey; sisters, Lori (Popkey) Squier and Beverly (Popkey) Smith; brother, Gary Popkey; best friend and caregiver, Beverly McCool; two nieces; and four nephews. 

All services will be held privately. 

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Cheryl’s memory to Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ochletree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.


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10 Condolences for Cheryl Ann Popkey

  • Awww, so many childhood and school memories shared with Cheryl. Rest in Peace my ”old” friend. God Bless 🙏🏻❤️🎈

  • My prayers to everyone

  • My heartfelt condolences to the family.

  • You will be missed very much—Loved you Very Much—

  • We are sorry for your loss!

    JD and Patty

  • Prayers for strength in your time of need.

  • So Sorry for you loss, Remembering Cheryl as a very young girl! Loved all you kids. RIP

  • RIP my dear sister, we will meet again one day. Love Lori!❤️❤️❤️🙏🙏💐

  • My deepest sympathies to all. I have fond memories of Cheryl. May she rest in eternal peace. 🙏🤗🙏

  • So sorry for your loss. Cheryl was loved and will be missed by many friends and family.