Obituaries - Leonard SORRELLS
Macomb Daily Journal, March 7, 1979 - Set Services For Accident Victim
Who: Leonard Sorrells, 74, of Bushnell. Died: Tuesday evening at Valley Community Hospital in Brownsville, Texas, following a boating accident. Funeral: 2 p.m., at Martin-Hollis Funeral Home, Rev. Charles Pyle will officiate. Burial: Bushnell Cemetery. Born: Nov. 6, 1904, in Schuyler County. Parents: John and Amy Dugger Sorrells. Married: December 26, 1926, at Mt. Sterling, to Josephine McCance. Survived by: widow; two sons, Duane of Macomb, Ronald of Bushnell; two daughters, Mrs. Neva Van Velsor of Quincy, Mrs. Margaret Worthington of Roseville; ten grandchildren; one great-grandchild; four brothers, Ethan of Bushnell, Lemuel of Wyaconda, Mo., Everett of Ipava, Vilasco of St. Augustine; three sisters, Mrs. Lena Larson of Berwick, Gertrude Sorrells of Galesburg, Mrs. Vivian Millard of Florida. History: sustained fatal injuries when another boat collided with his boat while on a fishing trip; retired farmer, electrical engineer, gunsmith, member of the National Rifle Assn.
Contributed by Eileen Harper Worthington