Funeral services for Monty Duarl Sherfield, age 73, of Early, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 13, 2008, in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Jenkins Springs Cemetery with military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 until 8 p.m. Saturday.

Monty died Thursday, July 10, 2008, in Brownwood.

He was born on Jan. 8, 1935, in Paint Rock to Earnest and Lee (Williams) Sanders. Monty was raised in Brownwood and married Barbara Sullivan on June 25, 1960, in Brownwood. He served his country through service in the Air Force, Navy, and Army. He was a former member of Faith Baptist Church.

Monty is survived wife of 48 years, Barbara, of Early; a daughter, Denisa Johnston of Brownwood, two sons, Randy Sherfield, of Brownwood and Dural Allgreen of Bangs; a step-son, Roger Owens of Burnet; six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; and a sister, Darlene Wells of Fort Stockton.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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