Nellie Irene Sherrod

Friday, February 28, 2020

Nellie Irene Sherrod, 75, of Leachville, widow of Jimmie Wayne Sherrod, passed from this life Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at St. Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro. Born in Jackson County, Mich., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ethel May Ringler Gilbert.

She and her family had lived several places, but always seemed to return to Leachville. Nellie enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan Sherrod, five brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include two sons, Jimmy Sherrod and wife Dawn of North Aurora, Ill., and Tony Sherrod of Leachville. She also leaves two grandchildren, Allison Sherrod and Devin Sherrod.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, March 2, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Mark Thrasher officiating. Burial will follow in the Leachville Cemetery. The family will receive visitors Monday from 12:30 until service time.

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