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Engman Riley Sorrell
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Birth: Oct. 27, 1917
White Plains
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 13, 2003
Chambers County
Alabama, USA

Married 12/13/1941 in Chambers Co., AL to Gladys Marie Sharpe, his second cousin.

After her passing in 1975 he married Dorothy Duffee.


The Valley Times-News, Fri., Mar. 14, 2003, Page 9A

Lafayette - Mr. Engman Sorrell, 75, of LaFayette died Thursday, March 13, 2003 at Lanier Nursing Home in Valley.
Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, March 15 at 1 p.m. (CST) at Penton Church of God in Penton, Ala., with the Rev. Jim Luttrell officiating.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Sorrell is survived by his special friend, Nellie Royster of LaFayette; his daughter, Elaine Tidwell of Lanett; his brother, O.D. Sorrell of Lanett; three grand-daughters, two geat-grand-sons and one great-grand-daughter.

Born Oct. 17, 1927 in Chambers COunty, Mr. Sorrell served as a deacon, superintendent of Sunday school, church treasurer, board of trustees and a usher at Penton Church of God. He was also an avid gardener and blue bird watcher. Mr. Sorrell was retired from Lanett Bleachery & Dye Works after 43 years of service. He was preceded in death by his wives, Gladys Sharp Sorrell and Dorothy Howell Sorrell; and his daughter, Jeanne Dixon.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 14 from 6 until 8 p.m. (CST) at Jeff Jones Funeral Home in LaFayette.

Jeff Jones Funeral Home in LaFayette is handling arrangements. 
Family links: 
  Rufus Alonza Sorrell (1879 - 1948)
  Odecie Sharp Sorrell (1878 - 1938)
  Gladys Marie Sharpe Sorrell (1921 - 1975)
  Dorothy Duffee Sorrell (1921 - 1993)
  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)*
*Calculated relationship
Penton Church of God Cemetery
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
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Originally Created by: Hank Rogers
Record added: Jun 05, 2008
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Engman Riley Sorrell
Added by: Hank Rogers
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