James Leon Sorrell

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

James Leon Sorrell, 83, of Pea Ridge died Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark.

He was born Dec. 30, 1935 at Elmstore, Ark. to Audie Lee Sorrell and Tola Anna Chester Sorrell. He moved to Pea Ridge from Indiana in July 1980 to make his home. He enjoyed cattle and goat sales and being outdoors. He attended the Church of God and is preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jo Ann Sorrell, two granddaughters, Angela Denise Sorrell and Jennifer Sorrell, two sisters, Eva Lou Gains and Rebecca Shaffer, three brothers Audie Sorrell Jr., Benny Lee Sorrell, and Sammy Sorrell.

Survivors are five sons, Darrell Sorrell (Donna) of Modoc, Indiana, Randy Sorrell (Tammy) and Ben Sorrell (Jeanie) of Galena, Mo., Kern Sorrell (Sherri) of Neosho, Mo., Rusty Sorrell (Melody) of Pea Ridge, Ark.; two daughters Donna Whitted (Erbie) of Pea Ridge and Julia Ferguson (Steven) of Garfield; two brothers Tommy Sorrell of Guthrie, Okla. and Paul Sorrell of Republic, Mo.; 26 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Friday, March 15 at Pea Ridge Cemetery. Arrangements are by Sisco Funeral Home in Pea Ridge. Visitation was Thursday, March 14 at Westside Baptist Church in Pea Ridge.

Online condolences may be made at siscofuneralhome.net.