Cheryl Fay Brownlee, 70, passed away peacefully on June 2, 2020, at her home. She was born June 17, 1949 in Dallas, Texas to Earl and Louise Jernigan.

Cheryl was a faithful member of the First Baptist Church and worked many years in the school cafeteria. She loved going to church, gardening and fishing, but the thing she loved the most was her family. She was so proud of her four children.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Bill Brownlee; and a great-grandson, Isiah Cruz-Solano.

She is survived by her brother, Jon Jernigan of Aztec, NM; her children: Larry Brownlee and his wife, Danette, of Las Palomas, NM, Scott Brownlee of Las Palomas, NM, Tama Duncan and her husband, Paul, of Truth or Consequences, NM and Kimberyl Andregg and her husband, Wayne, of Paulden, Arizona; numerous grandchildren: Rebecca Duncan, Kyla Cruz- Solano, Taylor Andregg, Chase Brownlee, Chris Andregg, Triston Andregg, Remi Andregg, Josh Andregg, Emily Andregg, Bisbee Andregg, and Michael Hern; and 11 great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved her.

Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church, with Rev. Dudley Bristow officiating.

Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St., T-or-C, NM 87901, 575-894-2574. For online memorial messages, please visit

Sign A Guestbook

Offer a personal message of sympathy...

By sharing a fond memory or writing a kind tribute, you will be providing a comforting keepsake to those in mourning. If you have an existing account with this site, you may log in with that below. Otherwise, you can create an account by clicking on the Log in button below, and then register to create your account.

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.