In Memory of Cheryl Quinn





Cheryl Quinn

Cheryl Helene Quinn, a beloved wife, mother, sister, and orchestra teacher for Caddo ParishSchool District in Shreveport Louisiana passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019. She was 70years old. As an expert in her field, she taught orchestra for over 50 years, with 25 years inCaddo. Prior to her work in Louisiana, Cheryl served as Strings Supervisor for Jackson PublicSchool District, in cooperation with the Jackson Symphony Orchestra. While working as astrings teacher, and strings supervisor for Jackson Public School District, she established astrings program for Hinds County School District. Cheryl also worked as a professional musicianproviding accompaniment to many prominent musical groups. She took great pride in instilling alove of music in her students. Innately benevolent, she received her greatest joy doing for others,and identified her family as her ultimate source of happiness. Those who had the opportunity tomeet Cheryl are truly blessed, as her positive spirit is contagious. Her glass was always half full.Her spirit lives on in the warmth of the sun caressing your face, the natural fragrance ofsweetheart roses, and the delicate beauty of hummingbirds and butterflies as they traverse yourpath.She was born in Monroe Louisiana on July 12, 1948 to Howard and Helene Robinson. Afterlosing her mother at a young age, she was raised by her maternal grandparents, Edgar and JeanneCarsenot de Periguent Dupont. A native of France, Jeanne and Cheryl’s inseparable bondforeshadowed the incredibly loving relationships that she would have with her children, as beinga wife and mother brought Cheryl her greatest happiness.Survivors include her husband, Richard Anthony Quinn, two sons Michael Anthony Quinn andRichard Thomas Quinn, daughter, Cheri Quinn, brother Robert Robinson and his wife LindaRobinson, and their son, Brandon Robinson.