MELBER — Sherrell Morgan Mathis, 75, of Melber died Friday, January 18, 2013, at 3:20 a.m. at his home.
Sherrell was born November 2, 1937, in Detroit, Michigan, to the late Walter Allen Mathis and Macie Pauline McGee Mathis. He served in the Army National Guard and was of the Christian faith. Sherrell had worked as a welder for Marine Ways and retired as a farmer.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Doris Ann Revelle Mathis; a son, Wesley Kavin Mathis of Melber; three grandchildren, Candace Jade Mathis, Brent Morgan Mathis and Victoria Rose Mathis; a sister, Elna (Charles) Katterjohn of Lone Oak; and five brothers, Allen (Arlene) Mathis of Melber, Larry (Joyce) Mathis of Mayfield, Kennith (Anita) Mathis of Melber, Wayne (Betty) Mathis of Melber, and David (Wanda) Mathis of Melber.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Eva Candace Mathis, and his parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2013, at Lone Oak Chapel of Milner & Orr Funeral Home with Don Smith and Scott Farrington officiating. Burial will follow at Owens Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Monday, January 21, 2013, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lourdes Hospice, 2855 Jackson Street, Paducah, KY 42003.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a memorial candle at www.milnerandorr.com.