Jerrie Contreras Obituary, Death – Jerrie Gwen Contreras was born on September 25th, 1960 in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to Lou and Clarence Warren; she passed away peacefully on May 18th, 2023 at the age of 62 after a valiant and hard-fought struggle with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Her parents Lou and Clarence Warren. Jerrie grew up in Stigler, Oklahoma playing in the beautyshop of her mother Lou and barbershop of her loving dad Clarence who deemed her the name “Squeaky” because of her small but fierce stature.
She hung out with her friends and siblings Sherry and Terry, as well as other people from the neighborhood, and played games. She earned her G.E.D. in 1983 while her daughter, Vanessa, was five years old. Jerrie began her career of compassion in 1984 through the employment at the Youth Emergency Shelter while serving as the childcare worker supervisor. Upon the birth of her sons Trevor and Hayden she opened a home daycare where she forged everlasting relationships with the kids under her care.
She continued her passion for helping kids with the employment at Will Rogers Elementary school as a special needs teacher assistant in 1998 where she remained for the next decade.
Jerrie married her soulmate Greg on September 27th, 1985 and enjoyed 38 years of quintessential love and friendship. Jerrie enjoyed weekend camping trips at the lake and wrestling tournaments with her family. She also enjoyed antique hunting and do-it-yourself projects that revolved around gardening and interior decorating. Jerrie had a particular passion for garage sales and weekend escapes into the outdoors with husband Greg. She loved dancing the night away to the music of the Urban Cowboy soundtrack and favorite group Alabama with her husband. Jerrie loved two-stepping with both of her sons. She shared a unique and special relationship with her daughter, Vanessa, which blossomed beyond mother/daughter and grew into a valued friendship between the two creating an inseparable bond.