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Rufus Alonza Sorrell
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Birth: Aug. 9, 1879
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1948
Chambers County
Alabama, USA

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Married 12/03/1899 in Chambers Co., AL to Odecie "Dece" Sharp.

(All children listed below.)
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"The LaFayette Sun", date & page unknown:

Well Known Penton Citizen died last Monday

Rufus Sorrell, age 69, well known Penton citizen passed away August 16 at 4:05 p.m. following an illness of several months.

Funeral services were held from the Penton church at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 17, with Rev. T. E. Beddingfield in charge. Interment was in the Penton cemetery with Johnson & Sanders conducting.

Surviving are two daughters, Miss Ruby Sorrell, White Plains, and Mrs. Williard Scott, Lanett; 8 sons, H. H., Rae, Curtis, Glenn, O. D. and Lewis Sorrell all of Lanett, and Jack and Engman of White Plains; 1 sister, Mrs. G. P. Adams, West Point; 1 brother, Claud Sorrell, Lanett; 2 half-brothers, Rev. S. D. Lankford, Lincoln, Ala., and Charlie Lankford, Tallassee, Ala.

Pallbearers were sons.

Mr. Sorrell had lived his entire life in the Penton and White Plains communities.
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 Parents:
  Nathan Riley Sorrell (1859 - 1890)
  Celia Edge Lankford (1858 - 1942)
 
 Spouse:
  Odecie Sharp Sorrell (1878 - 1938)
 
 Children:
  C. Rae Sorrell (1905 - 1988)*
  Curtis Worth Sorrell (1907 - 1987)*
  Rubie Joy Sorrell (1911 - 1980)*
  Henry Lewis Sorrell (1916 - 1999)*
  Engman Riley Sorrell (1917 - 2003)*
  Jack Eliot Sorrell (1921 - 2002)*
  Katheryne LeMerle Sorrell Scott (1925 - 2001)*
 
 Sibling:
  Rufus Alonza Sorrell (1879 - 1948)
  Mary Jane Sorrell Adams (1882 - 1967)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Penton Church of God Cemetery
Penton
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
 
Maintained by: Churchwell
Originally Created by: Hank Rogers
Record added: Feb 27, 2006
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Rufus Alonza Sorrell
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Rufus Alonza Sorrell
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working on a family treebest wishesJohn in Mobile :)
- John Dahlen
 Added: Apr. 25, 2013
 
 
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