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From: "Elaine McDowell" <>
Subject: [W-OBITS] Obit: J. E. Sherrill
Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2007 08:25:00 -0600
BOVINA - J.E. Sherrill Jr., 81, died Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007,
Services will be at 2 p.m. today in Bovina United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Clark Williams of Canyon and Larry
Mitchell of Bovina officiating. Masonic graveside services
will be by Farwell Masonic Lodge No. 977. Arrangements are
by Blackwell Funeral Home.
Mr. Sherrill was born Oct. 10, 1925, in Draw to Myrtle
Porterfield Sherrill and J.E. Sherrill Sr. He married Patsy
Clem on March 20, 1949, in Tahoka. She died on June 20,
2003. He moved to Bovina in 1953 from Tahoka. He owned and
operated Sherrill Lumber in Bovina for many years.
He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy.
He was a member of Bovina United Methodist Church, Farwell
Masonic Lodge No. 977, Lubbock Scottish Rite, Khiva Shrine,
American Legion and Bovina Lions Club. He was a former mayor
and city councilman for the city of Bovina, a former member
of the Bovina School Board and for the past 10 years served
as municipal judge for the city of Bovina.
Survivors include two sons, Steve Sherrill of Tahoka and
Terry Sherrill of Gruver; two daughters, Wendy Curry of
Canyon and Patti Brown of Panhandle; two sisters, Bea Brown
of San Angelo and Etha Mae Caswell of Carlsbad, N.M.; two
brothers, Ronald Sherrill of Tahoka and Paul Sherrill of
O'Donnell; 10 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be to a favorite charity.
Amarillo Globe-News, Feb. 6, 2007
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