Raymond Sorrells

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Mr. Raymond Sorrells was born September 15, 1941 in Okolona, Arkansas to Ephraim and Eddie Harrington Sorrells, he passed away on August 20, 2017 in Jonesboro at the age of 75. He was an engineer for GM and of the Christian Faith.

Mr. Sorrells is survived by four daughters, Gwendolyn Sorrells of Jonesboro, Patricia Sorrells and Iris (Derrick) Allen, both of Blytheville and Krista (Nikki) Bailey of Ft. Worth, Texas; four brothers, Paul Sorrells of Luxora, Bill Sorrells of Canton, Ohio, and Johnny and Ardaniel Sorrells both of Lansing, Mich.; two sisters, Patricia Douglas of Springfield, Mass. and Jolene Sorrells of Lansing, Mich.; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Arlene Smith Sorrells; three brothers, James Sorrells, Charles Sorrells and Joseph Sorrells; and two sisters, Edna Mae Hackman and Wanda Ruffin.

A visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Christ Family Christian Church in Blytheville. The funeral will be held immediately following with Pastor Fred Wright officiating. The burial will be held at Sandy Ridge Cemetery in Burdette. Services provided by Wilson Funeral Home of Blytheville.