Beaverton Historical Society
Gladwin County Obituary/Death Notice
Paul Sorrell


   Paul V. Sorrell, died November 15. He was born July 19, 1920, at Louisa, Kentucky. Graduated from the Gladwin High School in 1938, he was an active member of the Boy Scouts of American, for several years. He served about five years in the Army Air Corps, and was a first lieutenant when he was retired to civilian life in September 1946. Mr. Sorrell was married to Miss Sarah Ray of Gladwin, March 28, 1943; and a daughter, Laraine Kay, was born July 22, 1944.

   Surviving are his widow, Sarah; daughter, Kay; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sorrell of Plymouth; one brother, Kenneth of Houghton; and one sister, Mrs. Lois Sorrell Hall of Orlando, Fla., also his grandmother, Mrs. Jacob Lytle of Anderson, Ind., and other relatives, and a host of friends.

   Those who attended the funeral services, Wednesday, Nov. 19 from away were Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sorrell of Plymouth, Mr and Mrs. Arthur Sorrell of Warren, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sorrell of Houghton, Mrs. Jacob Lytle, Mrs. Ruth Ann Whitman and Gerstol Baldwin, all of Anderson, Ind., Mrs. Ronald Hall of Orlando, Fla., Mrs. Daniel Robinson, Mrs. Irene Stockford and Paul Simpson, all of Saginaw; John Freeman and Badger Lovings of Detroit. The Rev. Grant L. Jordon of Grand Rapids, the Rev. and Mrs. M. R. Jewell of Reed City, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ray of Freeland, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Smith of Midland.

   The Rev. John Scott, assisted by the Rev. Grant Jordon, officiated at the funeral services. Internment was in Highland cemetery. Paul's uncle, Arthur Sorrell, was present at the time of the accident. Others in the hunting party were Edward Ray, Leo and Marwood Ray. They arrived a few minutes later.

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Highland Cemetery, Gladwin, MI
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Gladwin County Record, Gladwin, MI
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January 2005
Tom Ladner
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