Jerri Lynn passed away Friday, December 3rd at only 47 years old.
Mother of an infant son Jade Forest, and survived by 2 daughters Adonijah Rain Bussell and Aviel Rose Bussell, as well as her mother Carleen Starr Norman. Jerri was also an adopted mom and aunt to many other kiddos whom she loved dearly. She always cherished time with her father, Jerry Leo Roberts, whether riding with him in rodeos or simply eating lunch on his back porch. She was a bold women who never left a word unspoken and who touched the hearts of many. Animals flocked to her, no matter how small or scaley, and she definitely had an affinity for making any living thing feel loved. She not only was moved by nature but she moved nature in return through horticulture and gardening and could save any plant no matter how far gone. Ms.Jerri was a teacher to hundreds of students throughout her career and was passionate about education and helping others to cultivate and appreciate the world we live in. She was born in Oak Cliff near her grandmother’s in south Dallas where she would grow up a country girl in the big city. She was an artist, and a lover of history and the sciences. She loved learning and attended schools in Dallas, Irving, and Mesquite. She continued her education whenever possible including biblical studies at CFNI. Jerri was a strong believer in a loving and merciful creator. She loved others deeply, passionately, and believed each individual had a part in making the world better. She made this world immeasurably brighter and she will be missed.