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John Ward Sherrell
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Birth: May 5, 1877
Texas, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1963
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA

BIG SPRING HERALD
MONDAY, JUNE 24, 1963

JOHN SHERRELL FUNERAL HELD

Graveside rites were held at 5 p.m. Sunday for John Ward Sherrell, 86, who died Sunday at 2:10 a.m. in a local hospital. Mr. Sherrell had been a resident of Big Spring for the past several months, making his home with his daughter Mrs. Lee Frank.

The Reverend Joe Leatherwood, associate pastor of First Methodist Church, read the rites in the Colorado City Cemetery. Interment was under the direction of Nalley Pickle Funeral Home.

Mr. Sherrell was born May 5, 1877, and was reared on a ranch near Marfa. He married Emma Lea Bass at Terrell January 14, 1906. She preceded him in death May 16, 1933.

He spent many years in Loraine where he was a member of the Methodist Church. Mr. Sherrell ranched in Monahans and Jal, New Mexico until he moved to Wills Point where he ranched and farmed. He moved to Loraine in 1928 and lived there until 1959 when he moved to Sweetwater. He was preceded in death by a son, John Sherrell in 1920.

Mr. Sherrell is survived by four daughters, Mrs. Leo Frank, Big Spring, Mrs. Joe Tidwell and Mrs. Norvan Walker, Sweetwater, Mrs. C.D. Aikin, Amarillo; two sisters, Mrs. Eugenia Hinds, Dallas and Mrs. Margaret Taylor, Dallas; and six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Pallbearers were Kirk Taylor, W. L. Bearden, Ralph Lankford, H. G. Tidwell, G. H. Hall and Aubrey Lankford.
 
 
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 Parents:
  John Sherrell (1839 - 1893)
  Mary L Terry Sherrell (1843 - 1935)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma Lee Bass Highnote Sherrell (1878 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Emma Lucille Sherrell Walker (1906 - 1986)*
  Neva Dean Sherrell Akin (1908 - 1993)*
  John W. Sherrell (1912 - 1921)*
  Alberta Ruth Sherrell Frank (1918 - 2008)*
  Pauline B Sherrell Tidwell (1918 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Isabel Sherrell Rowden (1874 - 1963)*
  John Ward Sherrell (1877 - 1963)
  Margert Elizabeth Taylor (1884 - 1974)*
  Mattie Sherrell (1886 - 1896)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Colorado City Cemetery
Colorado City
Mitchell County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Beth
Record added: Feb 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84796556
John Ward Sherrell
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 Added: Sep. 24, 2013
 
 
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