Dr. Sheryl B. Mattison, loving spouse, daughter, sister, and aunt, Sheryl (age 74) died unexpectedly on December 3, 2021 in Lubbock, TX.
She was born on December 15, 1946. Preceded in death by parents Gerald E. and LaVonne (Sidle) Hider. Sheryl married Myron Mattison, MD on July 7, 1994. He preceded her in death in 2007.
After graduation from Wooster High School, Sheryl earned her BS at Capital University in Columbus OH. She then went on to earn a Masters of Business Administration in Management and Marketing and a Doctor of Education in Higher Education and Health Services Management, both from Texas Tech University in Lubbock TX.
For the past 29 years, Sheryl enjoyed the process of finding homes that needed restored and brought back to life in Lubbock TX. Prior to her years in real estate and home revitalization, she was Assistant Chairman for Development in the Department of Internal Medicine and Research Professor for the Department of Health Organization Management, both at Texas Tech University in Lubbock TX; and Assistant Professor and Founding Director of the Health Services MBA Program at the University of Dallas Graduate School of Management in Irving TX; and Research Assistant to the Vice President for Program Development at Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX. Her career also included the U.S. Amy Reserve Civil Affairs Unit in Lubbock, TX and she also served as Marketing Instructor at the Texas Tech University College of Business Administration in Lubbock TX.
Sheryl served in the US Army as Captain in the Women's Army COI-ps, earning 2 Army Commendation Medals.
Numerous activities over the years kept Sheryl busy including Lubbock Christian University Scholarships, YWCA Board, American Diabetes Association, Wayland Baptist College, and KTXT-TV. She also served in these capacities: Chairman, Advisory Council to Texas Institute for Respiratory Therapy; Coordinator, Medical Practice Management Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School; Member of advisory boards at: Methodist Hospitals of Dallas, Texas Women's University School of Medical Records and Health Economics Seminar for University of Texas Southwestern Medical School seniors; Ex-officio board member National Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers; Curriculum committee, Leadership Dallas Program of the Chamber of Commerce and ethics committee, St. Paul Hospital; and Consultant to these organizations: American Association of Medical Colleges; American Association for Obstetrics Gynecology; Irving Community Hospital; Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas; National Family Planning Association; BR Computer Corporation; School of Allied Health Sciences, Dallas.
Accomplishments throughout Sheryl's life included membership in 3 national honorary societies; contribution to over 20 major conferences on health management; published 12 papers; Named twice to Outstanding Young Women in America; Appointment to Health Services Research Review Subcommittee of the Department of Health and Human Resources; Multiple Y.E.S. Project awards including 775th Daily Point of Light Award from President George Bush, 1992; and Pee Bee Award from KTXT for programming designed for seniors, PBS, Lubbock. and attended St. Stephens Episcopal Church.
Surviving family members include sisters, Holly (Dick) Kerschbaum, Janelle (Kirby) Davis, Lynn (Harry) Wilson, and brother, Wylie (Cheryl) Hider and numerous nephews and nieces.
Sheryl will be sorely missed by her family and all who had the privilege to know her.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 from 12:00 (noon) to 3:00 (come and go) at 2406 Slide Rd, Lubbock, TX. with Interment at Resthaven at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations may be made to: Lubbock Christian University, Attn: Sheryl B. Mattison Military Veteran Scholarship, 5601 19th, Lubbock, TX 79407.