Jerry William Sherrell, son of Anna Lee Royles Sherrell of Brockwell and the late Cecil Sherrell, was born Dec. 5, 1950. He died Jan. 14, 2009, at the age of 58.
He was a 1968 graduate of Oxford High School. He was employed by the state of Arkansas as an instructor and a member of the Oxford Baptist Church.
He is survived by: his mother, Anna Lee Sherrell of Brockwell; one sister and brother-in-law, Peggy and Tom Curtis of Brockwell; two daughters, Barbara Rosso and Sheila Miller both of Conway; seven grandchildren;several great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Funeral services were held Jan. 17 at the Howard Memorial Chapel in Melbourne with Tom Doty officiating.
Pallbearers were Michael Watson, Russell Sherrell, Randy Sherrell, Timmy Sherrell, Alan Sherrell and Charles Sherrell.
Honorary pallbearers were Rick Skidmore, Brad Skidmore and Wayburn Watson.