Born 5-21-1946 - Died 3-28-2002
Audie L. Sorrell, 95, of Thayer, Mo., was born Jan. 2, 1907, in Myrtle, and died Sunday, March 28, 2002, at Shady Oaks Health Care Center in Thayer. He was married to Tola Anna Chester Sept. 29, 1930, To this union eight children were born.Survivors include four sons and their wives, Leon and Jo Ann of Pea Ridge, Ark., Thomas and Myrtle of Thayer, Sam and Sharon of Bartlett, Kan., and Paul and Lynette of Verona, Mo.; one daughter and husband, Rebecca and Carl Shaffer of Eutawville, S.C.; 19 grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and other relatives and church friends.He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Eva (Roberts) Sorrell; his wife, Tola Anna (Chester) Sorrell; three children, Benny, Junior and Eva Lou; five grandchildren, Ruth Ann, Anna Mae, Vance Audie, Darin Ray, and Darik Lee; three great-grandchildren; five brothers and their wives, and one sister and her husband.Services were Monday, April 1, 2002, at the Church of God in Myrtle with Bro. Carl Shaffer and Bro. Paul Sorrell officiating. Burial was in the Myrtle Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Clary Funeral Home of Mammoth Spring.Pallbearers were Dwane, Randy, Terry, Perry, Richard Sorrell, and David Gaines.