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1 /2019- Thanks again for all your hard work and planning. I am totally pleased with the amount of time spent grouping and arranging items for clear display for the sale. Cheryl and her crew worked hard to get the best price for each item. I highly recommend her.

Dr. Luke Elliott

October 2018-- Just a shout out to say THANK YOU yet again for saying what you would do and then actually doing it--RARE in today's world.

Rocke Roy 

September 2018-- When Tom and I recently downsized to a new home, we contacted Cheryl to do our estate sale and can only give her rave reviews. She and her group completely took over, organized the items, displayed them beautifully and completed the sale without one problem including clearing the house afterwards. We highly recommend Cheryl! They were absolutely amazing and you will NOT be disappointed with the job she does. Tom and Judy Cox

August 2018---I want to recommend Cheryl Cockrell and her Crew for the successful Estate sale! After my Dads lengthy illness and passing, it was so great to just let Cheryl do the work of organizing, setting up and conducting the sale .

I also appreciated the clean up person she recommended who boxed up, moved and dealt with charities to completely empty the house. So great to work with !!!

    Sincerely Appreciative,

Karen Carson

I couldn’t be more pleased with Cheryl Cockrell Estate Sales! Cheryl and her team were organized, professional, and so easy to work with. Cheryl took away all of the stress and made this sale hassle free for me. I was happy to return to a clean home with a check in my hand from Cheryl!

Lisa Matto--Spring 2018

Jan, 2018---

Cheryl and her team did an outstanding job organizing and then holding my downsizing sale. Communication was excellent throughout and every step was thoroughly explained. Plus Cheryl was a delight to deal with. The sale was extremely well organized and attended and Cheryl was able to assist in having all remaining items donated or discarded and the house cleaned up to prepare my house for being sold after her team was done. An itemized list of what was sold along with a check for my proceeds was mailed to me the day after she completed the job. I highly recommend her services. Andrea Rubinstein

December 2017, Thank you so much for the wonderful job you and your staff did for my family. We are more than pleased!!

Amy McJunkins

September 2017- I would definitely give Cheryl's estate sale service a 5 star rating--Rita Fontenot, owner of Magnolia Antique's of Washington LA

September 2017--Cheryl you really outdid yourself! I couldn't be happier with your personal service. Patsy McCord-realtor and estate sale client 

July 2017

Dear Cheryl,

We can't thank you and your staff enough for doing an amazing sale these past few days.

The presentation of the way the tables were displayed with all of the items was simply beautiful.

The amount of money that was made was a huge success as well.

I would 100 percent recommend you and your hard working staff.

Kind regards,

Rhonda Chenet

May 2017--Cheryl Cockrell and her staff are extremely professional, knowledgeable, helpful, hardworking and kind. They made the difficult job of emptying my mother's home easy for our family. The estate sale was a big success. We thank them for all they did for our family. Kate Loos

April, 2017--Words cannot express how grateful our family is to Cheryl and her team. Mom's estate sale was quite a success due to their talent and hard work.. We highly recommend her! Thanks Cheryl and her team--

the Lavigne family

April, 2017 --Cheryl, A huge thank you to you and your team for the excellent job you did in handling the estate sale for our family. Due to your professional and friendly manner, what could have been a very painful experience turned into a very positive experience. We appreciate the respect and honesty you exhibited. We are so pleased with the outcome and would recommend your services to anyone who wishes to have an estate sale. Sincerely, The McClelland family

January 2017--

Outstanding service and professional. Cheryl and her team handled my family’s living estate sale with such grace and compassion. Everything she promised would be done, was done! Do not hesitate to call on her. I cannot say enough how pleased we are with the way this turned out. She did a complete turn key operation. We handed her the key to the home which was completely full. She handed the key back to me, House is EMPTY AND CLEAN. Unbelievable! Thanks Cheryl and your team. Tom Spedale


Thank you so much for everything you did for us. You and our team exceeded our expectations. I hope our paths will cross again one day. Until then, I will enjoy following your adventures on Facebook.

Please find our recommendation attached. Please feel free to edit it to serve your purposes. It was hard to keep it to just those few sentences. I could have waxed on :-)

Please extend our thanks to your amazing team and also to the woman who found the money and reported it to you….amazing woman!

Happy Holidays to your and your husband and team,

The Fortier Family December 2016

Cheryl and her "band of angels" did an unbelievably extraordinary job regarding my mother's estate sale.

With much professionalism, lots and lots of thought, care, diligence and organization was poured into making this event an absolute success!

They breathed life into the fond memories of my family's past and I thank them from the bottom of my heart!

Amazing grace to Cheryl and the angels for an amazing task well done!

May God bless,

Maureen Gossen Bartletts 11/2016

Cheryl Cockrell did a tremendous job handling my late father's estate sale. She and her team worked extremely hard cleaning, organizing, and arranging all of the items that needed to be sold. On the day of the sale, I was amazed at the amount of people who showed up, which is a testament to her many contacts as well as her reputation in the community, and was extremely pleased at the amount of money that the sale generated. Cheryl is a total professional who I would recommend to anyone seeking help in handling an estate sale.

Larry Burleigh, Jr. 10/16

Love your organized estate sales. Thanks for all you and your staff do to make it so easy for us to sort through "Junk Nation"

Suzanne Reed , 8/16

Cheryl is the best!! She and her team rock. Honest, hard working and quick to get things moving. I know she worked hard to get my sale done with not much notice. The sale was a huge success! I would recommend Cheryl without hesitation to anyone who needs her services.

B Amy July 2016


The sale that Cheryl and her team handled for us greatly exceeded our expectations.

They are all so friendly, helpful and wonderful to work with, and they really "know their stuff".

Thank you again for doing such an awesome job.

-John and Wyeanette Johnson----

June, 2016

On behalf of the A J and Earline Bernard family, we would like to personally “THANK YOU” for an outstanding job. We realize this project was an enormous challenge and you have exceeded our expectations. We were impressed with your vast knowledge, experience, as well as, your excellent marketing approach. We would highly recommend you and your professional staff to anyone considering an estate sale. If any family would like a personal reference, please Email . Again, thank you for doing a wonderful job. Sincerely, The Bernard Family.

We are very pleased with the way Cheryl and her team handled our estate sale. It was a huge success! They are kind, professional, efficient, organized, and honest. I would highly recommend Cheryl to anyone who is interested in downsizing or an estate sale. Jessica and Mike Duval


"Cheryl and Crew give service to continue honor and dignity of your loved one!""Cheryl has insight to handle the possessions accumulated in a lifetime with each owner's uniqueness and individuality ever present!"" I made more money than expected! But most important to me is the highest respect Cheryl and her Crew offer to the owner and home!"

Truly, Candy

"I would recommend Cheryl Cockrell to anyone wishing to close an estate or downsize their household. I lived out of Lafayette, when it came time to deal with my Mother's Estate. Cheryl made the process easy. My brother and I had thought we had removed all of our family memento's, but Cheryl recognized my mother's baby clothes which were in a paper bag in one of the closets and saved them for us. I cannot say enough good things about Cheryl. She is a gift, in the form of peace of mind; Dependable, Honest, Caring, and Friendly." ~Jim Wintle

"Cheryl's estate services did a great job when she sold the estate of my mother. She really looked out for the best interest of my family." ~Angelle St. Dizier

"When I downsized my home, Cheryl was an immense help. She's fast, hardworking, and really gets the results. I would encourage others to use her service!" ~Barbara Vautrot

"I love going to Cheryl's Estate Sales! From furniture to kitchenware, art and decorative items----she really knows her stuff. Anything- from antique, vintage or modern, you'll find it all at her sales. I can tell that she researches her items and prices them fairly. I can't wait until her next sale!" ~Judy Mcbane

"Concerning the estate sales that Cheryl holds- She researches and makes sure that things are priced at current market value and she is 100% honest." ~Huey Hinckley


"I have shopped at Cheryl's sales for many years. She always has something for everyone, whether it's a priceless china cabinet or bed sheets, dishware, clothing, outdoor furnishings, tools-----literally something for every treasure hunter! Her prices are reasonable, and she is always willing to oblige a special needs customer. She is honest, decent, and personable!" ~Colette Allen

"I've had the good fortune of shopping with Cheryl! I have bought beautiful pieces of furniture at good prices. Don't get left out! Cheryl is a delightful person to deal with." ~Gloria Knapp, Milton, LA

"We always enjoy going to Cheryl's

estate sales. They are true estate sales and not garage sales. Her pricing is always reasonable!" ~Bob Stevens

"I really enjoyed working with Mrs. Cockrell. After my father's passing, her assistance and guidance was a blessing in a very difficult time. I lived several hours away from my father's home, but was able to put the preparation and planning of the estate sale in her hands, thus saving me hours of traveling back and forth to his home. She is alwayshelpful, respectful, and professional. I am still amazed at how quickly she was able to pull-off (what I considered to be) an exhausting, strenuous task both successfully and in such a small period of time. I would highly recommend her services to others, and I will not hesitate in calling her again if I ever needed to." ~Bradley Bennett

"From the moment we met Cheryl Cockrell, my wife Maggie and I knew that Cheryl could help us sell the many items that my mother and father had spent a lifetime collecting. She was courteous and kind to both of us as we progressed through this difficult task and was very knowledgeable about the value of the things and the timing of the actual estate sale. We can't imagine going through this process without her. For your peace of mind during an estate sale we highly recommend the services of Cheryl Cockrell." ~Frank and Maggie Thibeaux


Cheryl managed my living estate sale after I moved. She was so easy to work with and the sale went great!--She does everything that she possibly can to make the sale a success- Thanks

Mrs. Betty Woolard

I have recommended Cheryl to my clients and friends. She is organized and efficient and gets the job done!

Patsy McCord Lafayette realtor-

Cheryl Cockrell's Estate Sales of Lafayette Louisiana have been so enjoyable to attend! We love getting her emails and following her sales (as many others do!). Cheryl is such a personable, knowledgeable, and honest person to deal with. Whether you are the seller or buyer, you are bound to enjoy the time spent with her. We never tire of the "treasures" we find at her sales.

Debi Steen


On behalf of the family, I want to thank you for handling the estate sale for Mother's household belongings. You helped us beyond what we expected and relieved us of having to deal with several issues. Your knowledge of what needed to be done, your willingness to do more, your pleasant manner, your courtesy and your caring are so very much appreciated. We are very satisfied with the outcome and are grateful that we found your service. May you continue to offer your services to the people of Acadiana who are dealing with a closure in their lives, knowing that you will be a helping hand in the process.

Dina D. Baute

Cheryl Cockrell Estate Sales is the best! Thanks Cheryl for helping us in more ways than we even asked for. I would highly recommend Cheryl for anyone's estate sale. She is professional and a joy to work with and makes what can be a hard process "flow like a river".

Lynn and Bobby Weldon

When we decided to move into an RV and travel this spring of 2011, we searched Acadiana to find someone we could trust to handle the sale of all of our belongings. Cheryl Cockrell was that woman. She was a delight to work with from the first visit and we felt immediately at ease with her and we trusted that she had our best interests at heart. She did everything she promised, stayed in close contact with us throught the process, and all with good humor and efficiency. I feel she made good prices on the sale of our belongings and Cheryl's commission was fair and she was worth every penny of that commission! She helped us not to have to sweat the small stuff (or the big stuff) of selling our stuff.

Ross and Robin Judice


Merv Cron

We were so pleased with the way that Cheryl handled our mother's estate. She is very professional yet compassionate and is eager to please her clients, and has the background and experience to know the value of items to make them sell. I highly recommend her to anyone needing help with an estate, moving, or downsizing sale.

Susan Courcier Cain

The task of clearing out the excess from my mother's home was of monumental proportions. The family was overwhelmed until we contacted Cheryl. She put us at ease and assured us it was doable. Being true to her word, she and her team worked tirelessly to clean out, sort, price, and sell. Cheryl had such an upbeat attitude despite the summer heat and the lengthy preparation for the sales. Cheryl was also kind enough to include some of my father-in-law's items in the sales. One valuable lesson we learned was don't have garage sales or throw anything away, but call Cheryl first. She knows the difference between trash and treasure, the current value of items, and how to get the best returns for her clients. - George Youngblood

I had a client whose parent was relocating to another city and selling almost everything that she owned.

During this stressful time, it was so reassuring to recommend Cheryl Cockrell as someone who would help them through

the transition time by hosting an estate sale. The client was delighted with the results, and offered great praise about

Cheryl's tremendous work ethic and helpful attitude. I'd highly recommend Cheryl for your estate sale needs, or that of

anyone you know who has need of a successful estate sale!!!!

Flo Meadows Realtor

Working with Cheryl is such a joy. She walks her clients through each step of the estate sale process with patience, understanding, and great expertise. There is no doubt that she has her client's best interest in mind at every point. Her easy and personable manner turns what could be a difficult experience into a delight! She truly enjoys what she does, and you can't help but smile when you are with her. Cheryl makes you feel like more than a valued client, but a friend, as well. I never believed my things were worth what they were. Thank you, Cheryl, for making this experience one sweet and final cherished memory of my home.

Mercedes Sterling

Earns your respect and trust, exceeds your expectations.

My wife and I had only a partially furnished second home that we sold recently. Cheryl did not do the typical open house, but spent hours taking pictures, posting on her site and meeting interested buyers at our home. She is very knowledgeable, thorough and caring. We evan had a home maintenance issue while we were out of town. Cheryl's team met our repairman to let him in the home and fix the problem. This is truly above and beyond our expectations.

My wife and I recommend Cheryl without hesitation. On a scale of 1 - 10, I'd give her a 12.

Rick Landry

I was so pleased with the way that Cheryl handled our mother's estate. She is very professional and has the experience needed to price items to make them sell. I highly recommend her to anyone needing help with an estate sale.

Susan Rice Chustz

I couldn't have emptied my aunt's house alone without your help. I don't know how I would have disposed of all of the contents on my own being a single mom. You've been so great to work with and ALWAYS accessible. Thanks again---Cheryl Harper


"Preparing for an estate sale can be an emotional process. Sensitive to our feelings Cheryl Cockrell eliminated our uneasiness with her straightforwardness, efficiency and humor. She met all our expectations and more."

The Family of Elton Gray Wade, Jr.

After holding my mother's estate sale, I think that Cheryl Cockrell should add a third "C" to her initials for Concientious!

David Wormser

My Mother's house was filled with many unique and valuable items. She organized the valuables in the house, looked up the value and priced them for sale with energy and enthusiasm. Cheryl identified many items that had more value than we thought! Her motto of not wanting anything bought at one of her estate sale houses showing up on the "Antique Road Show" that had been bought too cheaply from her estate sale, brought us a good measure of comfort. Sit back and let Cheryl take over.

John H. Wormser

Cheryl delivered everything we hoped--met the deadlines, researched things we didn't even know had good value and sold them on e-bay across the country for an attractive price, sold almost every item in the estate sale at our house, and cleaned up all traces of the sale. She worked long and hard in advance to achieve a very attractive display of our things, on which we received compliments. We didn't have to be present and had peace of mind throughout the process, as Cheryl kept us up to date daily. Cheryl is a true professional.

Richard and Thetis Cusimano

"I live out of out town and my parents moved to Arizona leaving behind a house full of furniture, art, books, tools, dining and kitchenware, and various things from living in a house in Lafayette for almost 50 years. Cheryl’s help was invaluable. She has a keen eye for collector’s and specialty items. Prior to the estate sale, Cheryl sent a notice to her following of collectors and estate sale shoppers and posted several pictures online. The Cockrell Estate Sales team also spent a significant amount of time organizing, arranging and staging items at my parents’ house. Her efforts resulted in a well attended and managed estate sale. The sales revenue far exceeded our expectations. Bottom Line – I highly recommend Cockrell Estate Sales.

Karen L. Jones"

Thanks for doing such a great job in completing the estate sale of my mother’s belongings. You did everything you promised, and left me with a clean and empty home ready to sell. I particularly appreciated your multiple pronged approach for maximizing net proceeds through internet sales on Ebay, etc. in addition to the estate sale itself. And you didn’t stop until all was liquidated. You were candid in describing the challenges of an estate sale in order to enlist my cooperation in meeting the final objectives of disposing of the assets. You were professional throughout, and honest in your communications and actions. The net proceeds exceeded my expectations. I would recommend you to anyone needing your services.

Best Regards,

Bill Raser

I would highly recommend Cheryl Cockrell and her crew if you are thinking of having an estate sale. Cheryl was referred to us through some local antique dealers, and I found out she was an old friend I hadn't seen for years. She took all of the stress out of it for us, she got in the house, sorted out everything and arranged it in a very appealing way. From the start, she took advantage of all her contacts through email and other resources and starting selling right away. Believe me, this lady can sell anything. She even sold the rocks out of our rock garden!

If you are hesitant to hire anyone, let me set your mind at ease.. Cheryl is wonderful to work with, and a real joy. She sold almost twice the amount she projected.. If you want to contact me personally, please do so.. I cannot praise Cheryl enough.

Best Wishes,

Annette Mouton Martin

You are a professional beyond belief but more----you are an awesome friend and an answer to prayers. Thanks again a million times over! Chuck Owen and Mae Ann Ledet

If you are considering an Estate Sale, look no further then Cheryl Cockrell. She delivered everything she promised ....and more.!! Professional in every respect with an engaging personality. I could not have been more pleased."

R.M. Bourque.


On behalf of my sister

Bernadette Prevot's estate I would like to say thank you so very much for being so professional and at the same time understanding that this was a very emotional and difficult time for us. You made the job facing us easier to cope with and for that we extend our deepest gratitude. I certainly would highly recommend you and your team to anyone having an estate sale.

Please add my name to your list so I can receive notification of upcoming estate sales. 

Thank you,

Kathleen Layfield

Cheryl did an excellent job with the difficult task we were faced after the sudden passing of our mother. We trusted her judgment to make good decisions for our family and never doubted her honesty and commitment.

Judd and Famee Jeansonne

Thanks so much for your hard work with my mother's estate sale. We were amazed how easy it was for us. You did everything and got us top dollar! We didn't even have to clean up or deal with the leftover items. Can't wait to attend your future sales.

Karen O'Pry

I wanted to express my gratitude for your diligence and the professionalism you displayed in handling the appraisal and the eventual selling of items in the Joan Felscher Estate. My Lady was multi-faceted and her estate reflected her many interests.Its magnitude did not intimidate you and your staff. Your integrity and your honesty, your promptness and security concerns were all noted and I would definetly recommend your services should any potential client of yours ask for my opinion. Kathleen Latiolais

To just say "thank you" does not begin to say enough for how we feel for Cheryl Cockrell and her entire estate sales crew. Our "mantique tonnage" sale was a huge success! We are thankful for her understanding and expertise in guiding us through the whole process. We met the team as strangers and are now friends--Thank you Cheryl, Patricia, Katrinka, Nancy, Angelle, Brent, and her dad Mr. Jones.

Al and Phyllis Gautreaux

Dear Cheryl, I could write lots more but I thought brevity might be best - Thank you again for all your care, communication and the much more than expected proceeds !

Myra Tener

 Knowledge, expertise, enthusiasm, honesty, professionalism, fair pricing, and fantastic results is what we received from Cheryl Cockrell Estate Sales when we down-sized. Cheryl has the experience with antiques, collectables, paintings and household items to benefit both the seller and the buyer. Cheryl and her team are AWESOME! Personable, personality and experience with every detail done is what one can expect. We definitely recommend Cheryl Cockrell Estate Sales. Thanks, Lance and Nan Linscombe

Thank you so much for all that you did for my sisters and I with my Dad's estate. We were so concerned about having to part with his" treasures" and you helped us do so with the dignity and respect that his things deserved. He loved all of his things so much and your compassion towards us and what we were going through made it much more bearable. You and your ladies worked tirelessly for us and we truly appreciated everything that you did. I would recommend your services to anyone. You are an honest, trustworthy and caring woman, doing a wonderful job, in an industry where people are so often taken advantage of in their grief. May God bless you in all that you do. Thank You, Wendy Gelpi

I was drawn to Cheryl Cockrell because of her knowledge and professionalism. I believed she could get us the best prices for my mother's things. I was not disappointed!! Great person! Awesome job!

Thanks again,

Russell & Paula Hanks

I recently visited one of your estate sales. I was truly amazed at how you & your staff were attentive & spent so much time dealing with all of the customers. Everyone has been admiring the new paintings hanging in the library! I highly recommend Cockrell Estate Sales! Lisa and Charlie Labarraque

I wanted to let you know how pleased my family and I are with the excellent job that you did with my parents' estate sale. You and your staff did a terrific job organizing and assessing all of the items. It was a momentous task that you took on and we couldn't have asked for a better experience or better results.

Thank you again

Libby Savoie

Cheryl and her crew did an outstanding job for us. There was open communication from beginning to end. I have no doubts that we made the correct decision in having Cheryl handle our mom’s estate sale. It is very easy to recommend her services to anyone needing assistance with an estate sale.

It was such a pleasure, Cheryl, to meet you and have you handle everything for us. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I wish you the best!


I would like to give you a very heartfelt thank you!! You conducted our estate sale in a very timely and efficient manner with a personal touch--Thanks again--Michael and Cynda Moss Gary

In the daunting task of downsizing our home and doing it in a relatively short period of time, my husband and I felt extraordinarily blessed by our wonderful association with Cheryl Cockrell Estate Sales. They accomplished an amazing feat, staging and pricing a house full of objects in a very short time! Cheryl and her crew are delightful to work with and are outstanding at what they do. We thoroughly enjoyed our association with them. The sale was a huge success!!!

David and Anne Calhoun

It's difficult to let go of a place and "things" you love to call home, but you and your team held us through this process. I have no regrets, just sheer appreciation.

Kaye Bernard--estate of Alice Bernard

Dear Cheryl,

I wanted to thank you and the wonderful ladies you work with for putting together a very successful estate sale for my mother, Bernice Hartley. Your hard work, professionalism and marketing skills made the process as good as it could be. I’m glad to

offer my recommendation for your services to anyone who is looking for an honest, professional business person to handle the uncomfortable but necessary work of executing an estate sale in a very organized fashion. Thanks again for all your efforts.

Best regards, Rick Hartley

Rick Hartley

Cheryl,On behalf of our family, we want to thank you for doing such a wonderful job with our parents' estat.

When one of my sisters suggested we have an estate sale after our mother passed away, I knew immediately whom we should get to do it. Cheryl Cockrell was a colleague of mine for a couple of years at Ovey Comeaux High School. Most teachers I have worked with over my years as a counselor have been fantastic. However, some have "it."

"It" is the ability to inspire, to lead, and to empathize with students and colleagues. In addition, those with "it" have that knack to entertain as well.

So, knowing she had "it" as an educator, I knew Mrs. Cockrell would bring those same qualities to the selling of an estate. Thus, I knew we would be in great hands with this endeavor.

Our parents, in their later years, both encouraged the three of us to take "this or that." When the time came, we all took sentimental things and shared some others with family and our parents' friends. What eventually hit all of us was that almost all of their things had some sentimentality to them. However, since our mother loved to paint, and our father loved to create things for her to paint (frames, ornaments, structures, etc.) our families' homes were already filled with the things dearest to our hearts.

So, here is where a great educator turns another passion into something special for others. That sense of entertainment and empathy combined to make it easier to let go of things important to our parents and thus, to us. In a way only Cheryl could do, she eased our pain, and we trusted her with our parents' treasured possessions. One of her final comments to my sisters and me, after the sale, brought everything into perspective at such a difficult time. She said, "Don't be surprised to see your parents' creations around at Christmastime."

And that would have made Mama and Daddy very happy

Mark Richard on behalf of the Richard family

Cheryl was a blessing to me! I put my trust in her and never looked back. She and her team were respectful of me and my property. She was friendly and professional from start to finish. I would definitely suggest her services to anyone in need.

Robin Seemann

You never know what treasure your gonna find at Cheryl's sales. It's... like a scavenger hunt for things you didnt know you needed plus original gifts for your friends.

Michelle Zoghbi

Cheryl Cockrell Estate Sales is absolutely the best! Cheryl and her professional team went above and beyond each and every day until a few days before Christmas when she delivered Amazing Results! Trust me, Cheryl and her team will deliver the same amazing results for you!!! Jean and Sharon Marquez

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