Freeda Myrle Sherrell, of Awahnee, died on Sept. 26, 2013 at the age of 80.
Ms. Sherrell was born on Dec. 25, 1932 in Mayflower, Ark. to parents Arthur ad Hazel Powell.
She was a homemaker and an owner of Sherrell Brothers Lumber.
Mrs. Sherrell is preceded in death by her parents Arthur and Hazel; husbands, Calvin Parks and Jack Sherrell; and sons, Randy Sherrell and Larry Sherrell.
She is survived by her sons; Steve Parks and wife Tina, of Ahwahnee, Mike Parks and wife Anne, of Vallejo, Tom Parks and wife Lisa, of Mammoth Lakes, and Steve Sherrell, of Roslyn, Wash., daughter; Phyliss Oates, of Fresno; 10 grandchildren; sisters Jettie Holland and Londa Fite; and brother Wendell Powell.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday Oct. 1, 10 a.m. at Sierra Chapel with a visitation taking place Monday Sept. 30, from 5 to 8 p.m.