Graveside funeral services with military honors for James William “Jimmy” Sitterson, 87, of Brownwood, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2007, in Eastlawn Memorial Park with Jerry Evans and John Delarosa officiating under the direction of Davis-Morris Funeral Home.

The family received friends at the funeral home from 6 until 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Mr. Sitterson passed away on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, in Brownwood Regional Medical Center.

He was born on Sept. 21, 1919, in Grimesland, N.C., to George and Ethel Vail Sitterson. He served his country in World War II in the U.S. Army 2nd Field Artillery Observation Battalion. He served in the European and African Theaters and was honorably discharged in 1945. He married Laverne Bishop on Dec. 1, 1942, in Santa Anna. She passed away on Feb. 19, 2002.

Jimmy was a route salesman for Dr Pepper Bottling Co. for 35 years before retiring. He later worked in maintenance for West Texas Printing. He was a member of the VFW, DAV and a longtime member of Southside Baptist Church.

Jimmy is survived by a daughter, Sandra Alexander and husband, Roy, of Brownwood; two grandsons, Branon Evans and wife, Amber, of Brownwood and Haydan Evans and wife, Alexa, of Lufkin; a great-grandson, Dawson Evans of Brownwood; and two great-granddaughters, Jensyn Evans of Brownwood and Ryleigh Evans of Lufkin; special nieces and nephew, Patsy Delarosa and Sherry Graham, both of Brownwood, and Harvey Dodson of Abilene; special nieces and nephew, Patsy Delarosa and Sherry Graham, both of Brownwood, and Harvey Dodson of Abilene; and a special cousin, Barbara Lawrence of Alabama.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Laverne, of Brownwood; son, Ronnie Wayne Sitterson; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Washington Sitterson of Plymouth, N.C.; and four sisters and two brothers, all of North Carolina.

The family requests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601-7633.