Betty Sorrells

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

EAST PRAIRIE -- Betty M. Sorrells, 81, died at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 3, 2012, at her home.

Born May 5, 1931, in East Prairie, to the late William Joseph and Ruby Cozette Stone Morgan, she lived in Mississippi County all of her life. She was a home economics teacher for 33 years, 17 of which were with the East Prairie R-2 School District. She was a member of the Nelson United Methodist Church in East Prairie.

On June 13, 1954, at Senath, she married Bob Sorrells who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: one son, Joe Sorrells of East Prairie; one grandson John Robert Sorrells of East Prairie; and one granddaughter and grandson-in-law, Jennifer Lynn and Andy Horrell of Ste. Genevieve.

One brother, Bill Morgan, preceded her in death.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Dogwood Cemetery with Brian Abbott officiating.

Pallbearers will be: Joe Sorrells, John Robert Sorrells, Stan Sorrells, Kevin Mainord, Marty Hutcheson, Kevin Hutcheson and Jon Hutcheson.

Shelby Funeral Home of East Prairie is in charge of arrangements.

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