Sorrell Erma L. Sorrell, age 82, of Dublin and formerly of Upper Arlington, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, July 24, 2014. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. She was born in Westerville, OH September 3, 1931 to the late Virgil J. and Esther (Althauser) Boehm. In addition to her parents, Erma is preceded in death by her beloved husband Wilmer L. Sorrell who died April 12, 2013. She is survived by her son, Frederick (Sheryl) and their sons, Jeremiah, Nicolas and Benjamin; son, Gary (Janet) and their children, Jodi (Tod) Bisher, Julie Barnhart and Johnny Melaragno; her great-grandchildren, Lyla and Baxton Barnhart, and Landry Bisher; her brother, Carl (Carol) Boehm; her brother-in-law, Thurman (Marge) Sorrell; her sister-in-law, Sue (Scott) Newman; and her many nieces and nephews. A graduate of Otterbein College, Erma was an elementary school teacher. She was a long-time member of Linden Lutheran Church and also a long-time Riverside Methodist Hospital volunteer. Private family services will be held with burial at Union Cemetery in Columbus. In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider memorial contributions to: The Ohio Cancer Research Associates, 50 West Broad Street, Suite 1132, Columbus, OH 43215 www.ohiocancer.org/donate. THE RUTHERFORD FUNERAL HOME AT POWELL, 450 West Olentangy Street, Powell, OH 43065 (614)-792-1471 assisted the family. Please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com to send condolences to Erma's family.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 27, 2014