GOLDTHWAITE A memorial service for James (Sonny) Sherrill, 68, of Goldthwaite will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9, at Stacy-Wilkins Chapel with Bro. Jack Vaughn officiating.

He died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007, at the Veterans Hospital in Temple.

He was born Oct. 7, 1939, in Duncan, Okla., to William E. and Dovie F. Brazeal Sherrill. He was married to Janice L. North on Dec. 25, 1999, in Las Vegas, Nev. He was a member of the First Assembly of God. He served in the U.S. Army, and was a superintendent for Pacific Irrigation Company.

Survivors include his wife, Janice L. Sherrill of Goldthwaite; his children and spouses, Kelli and Robert Burke of Bakersfield, Calif., Steven Scott and Sara Sherrill of San Antonio, and James Michael McClellan of Germany; five grandchildren; four sisters, Geraldine Martin of Duncan, Okla., Betty Stanley and Marguerette Tiemann, both of Goldthwaite, and Carolyn Kay Nixon and husband Bill of Anaheim, Calif.; a brother, Jackie W. Sherrill and wife Peggy of Germantown, Tenn.; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, William E. Sherrill II and John Dale Sherrill; and three brothers-in-law, Mevlin Tiemann, Herman Stanley and Jesse Martin.