Lawrence A. “Son” Sorrells – Shoals
May 23, 1924 – January 23, 2018
Lawrence A. “Son” Sorrells, 93, of Shoals, passed away on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 10:07 p.m. at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
He was born May 23, 1924 in Martin County to Lawrence and Maude (Sherfick) Sorrells. He married Inez Queen on November 27, 1946 and she survives.
He graduated from Shoals High School in 1944, was a member of the Eagles Lodge and St. Mar of the Immaculate Conception Church in Shoals. Son and his wife “Inie” owned and operated Queen’s Clothing Store and was a bus drive for the Shoals Community School Corp for 56 years. he loved watching IU Basketball and his grandchildren play sports.
He is survived by one daughter, Kristy Wininger, of Shoals; grandchildren, Shane Roush and wife Brenda, of Shoals, Cody Roush and wife Michelle, of Shoals and Ashley Roush, of Shoals; great grandchildren, Kaley Roush ,Ellie Roush and Collin Roush; two sisters, Emma Lou Line of Hillham, Allie Boyd of Shoals; a brother Dale Sorrells of Spottsville, KY.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Charlie, Sid, Lyle and Wilson in infancy and sisters Beverly Tow, Norma Collins and Nina Hagen.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church in Shoals on Friday, January 26, 2-18 with the Very Reverend Kenneth Walker officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be today from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne George Family Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.