Gay Edith Sorrells, 100, of Lexington died Feb. 11


Gay Edith Sorrells, 100, of Lexington died Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Carilion Stonewall Jackson Hospital.

Born Aug. 21, 1917, in Rockbridge County, she was a daughter of Stanley E. Tyree and Minnie Clark Tyree. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse E. Sorrells.

Mrs. Sorrells was a member of Lexington Baptist Church where she loved teaching Sunday school and singing in the choir. 

Surviving are her children, Jo Ella Bennett and Toby F. Sorrells, both of Lexington; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren

There will be no visitation at the funeral home. A graveside service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, at Rockbridge Memorial Gardens by the Rev. George Warden and the Rev. Dean Staton.

Contributions may be made to the Lexington Fire Department, 708 S. Main St., Lexington, VA 24450.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home and Crematory.


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