Sarah Elizabeth Porter Sherrill, age 84, of Cherokee, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. The family will receive friends for visitation today from 6-9 p.m., at Morrison Funeral Home, Cherokee. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 2 p.m., at the Cherokee Church of Christ, with Carl Seigenthaler and Lance Foster officiating. Mrs. Sherrill will lie-in-state from 1 p.m. until service time. Interment will be in Mynot Cemetery.
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Mrs. Sherrill was born in Houston, Miss., on Nov. 13, 1928, to the late Gilbert and Maybell Brown Porter. She was a loving wife and mother. Sarah loved being outdoors and her flowers and garden were her life.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Larry Sherrill; son, Mark Sherrill and wife Mary; brothers, Robert Porter and Jimmy Porter; sister, Estelle Stott; and many other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Morris Carraway, Larry Barnes, Jimmy Thomason, Murry Tate, Ken Blackstock, and Jerry McCallister. Honorary pallbearers include Jimmy and Phil Alston.
Morrison Funeral Home, Cherokee, is directing.
Morrison Funeral Home - Cherokee
10865 Highway 72 West
Cherokee, AL 35616
Published in Florence Times Daily on Nov. 11, 2013