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April 18, 2010

SHIRLEY SORRELLS Shirley Balsley Sorrells, 73, of Covington, died, Sunday, April 19, 2010. She was born July 17, 1936 in Alleghany County, a daughter of the late A.C Balsley and Alma Wolfe Balsley Mrs. Sorrells was a driver for Professional Transportation Inc. Shirley was a member of the Good News Christian Fellowship Church and Women of the Moose Ladies Chapter 911. She was a loving Mother and Grandmother. In addition to her parents, she was survived by her husband, Charles Eugene "Gene" Sorrells in 1999 a son Everette Kent Bowen, Jr. ; a daughter, Theresa Ann Spangler and also two sisters, Elaine Cronk and Halcie Fridley. Surviving are her daughter, Donna Sorrell Swain and her husband Brian of Covington; her son, Karl Balsley Bowen and his wife, Betty of Goshen; grandchildren, Julie and Gary McCauley; Andy and Olivia Woodson; Terry E. Woodson; Jessica L. Bowen; Kevin K. Bowen; Charles Kent Bullet and Brian Eugene Swain; Great Grandchildren; Gary A. nicely; Ashley D. Woodson; Tara N. Nicely; Luke C. Woodson; Samantha L. Woodson and Anthony J. Woodson. In keeping with Mrs. Sorrells wishesher body will be cremated after the funeral service. Memorial Information The family suggests that memorial donations in Mrs. Sorrells may be made to Mountain Regional Hospice, P.O. Box 637, Clifton Forge, VA 24422.
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