Obituary – Sorrell, Gary Don

Gary Don Sorrell

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Gary Sorrell

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Gary Don Sorrell

October 3, 1961 – March 20, 1991

Gary Don Sorrell, 29, route 3, Perry, died at 3:19 a.m. Wednesday at Baptist Medical Center at Oklahoma City after a lengthy illness.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist church. Rev. Allen McHam, the church pastor, and Rev. Robert Chitwood will officiate. Burial will be at Grace Hill cemetery under direction of Brown Funeral home. Memorials may be made to 10th Floor-East, Baptist Medical Center.

Sorrell was born at Dumas, Texas, Oct. 3, 1961, the son of Harold and Donna (Morris) Sorrell. He moved with his family to Pawnee in 1963 and to Perry in 1971. He was a 1980 graduate of Perry high school and attended Oklahoma Baptist university at Shawnee.

He was associated with Revival for Christ and had participated in Stagecoach Community Theatre productions.

In addition to his parents, of route 3, Perry, Sorrell is survived by two sisters, Mrs. Ronald (Lori) Johnson, Orlando, and Mrs. David (Sherry) Rorabaugh, Perry; a brother, Steve Sorrell, Perry; a nephew, McKay Rorabaugh, Perry; his maternal grandmother, Gladys Morris, Welch, Texas; and a number of aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Tom and Blanche Sorrell, and maternal grandfather, Howard Morris.