SHERROUSE – 83 - Water Crew Foreman
LAKELAND - Mr. Clayton Paul Sherrouse, age 83, died of Alzheimer's Tuesday (Dec. 6, 2011). Born in Polk County on July 29, 1928, he was a lifelong resident. He was a water crew foreman in the Lakeland Electric and Water industry, retiring in 1987 after 30 years of service. He served in the National Guard for 11 years, and was a member of Cleveland Heights Baptist Church.
Mr. Sherrouse is survived by his wife of 61 years, Margaret M. Sherrouse, Lakeland, sons Steve L. Sherrouse, Lakeland, Pastor Paul (Peggy) Sherrouse, Ft. Smith, AR, grandson Steven Sherrouse, Grantsboro, N.C, granddaughter Alicia J. Goodwin, Lakeland, grandson Rev. Matthew Sherrouse, Brazil, SA, granddaughter Holly L. (Ben) Bradt, Ft. Smith, AR, grandsons Joshua D. Sherrouse, Pensacola, Daniel T. Sherrouse, John Paul Sherrouse, both of Ft. Smith, AR, 6 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011,at Cleveland Heights Baptist Church. Services will follow at the church. Interment will be in Socrum Cemetery. Lanier Funeral Home – Ledger, Dec. 9, 2011
Claude Sherrouse Sr.- 79 of Bonifay, passed away Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at the Bonifay Nursing and Rehab facility. Claude was born May 7, 1933 in Polk County, to Lemuel and Allie Sherrouse. He worked as a heavy equipment operator after serving in the United States Army, and was a member of Bethel Baptist Church in Lakeland.
He is survived by his loving wife, Billie Jo Sherrouse of Bonifay; son, Calvin Sherrouse Jr. (Marsha) of Bonifay; two daughters, Carla Parrish (Everette) of Polk City, Caye Tilton of Jacksonville; eight grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.
Services were held, Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church in Lakeland, with visitation one-hour prior. The Rev. Jason Grime officiated, with Obert Funeral Home of Chipley, directing.
Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser November 7, 2012
LAKELAND -- Mr. Earl Walter Sherrouse of Lakeland died of cancer Saturday (June 26, 2004) at his home. He was 81. Born June 23, 1923, he was a lifelong resident of Lakeland. He was a rancher and cattleman. He worked for Lakeland Packing Co. for 25 years. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Mr. Sherrouse is survived by his wife, Martha Sherrouse; daughter, Kathy Watkins, Lakeland; brother, Dalton Sherrouse, Lakeland; sisters, Shirley Wyatt, Geneva Wyatt and Oleta Bryant, all of Lakeland; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Tuesday at Lanier Funeral Home, Lakeland. Services will be held Wednesday at Bethel Baptist Church, Lakeland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bethel Baptist Church Building Fund, 31125, W. Socrum Loop Road, Lakeland, FL. 33801.-Ledger,June 28, 2004
KATHLEEN -- Mrs. Edith E. Sherrouse of Kathleen died Tuesday (June 14, 2005) of congestive heart failure at Tandem Health Care at Lake Parker. She was 79. Born on May 26, 1926, in Lakeland, she was a lifelong resident. She was a citrus packer for Lakeland Packing House for more than 30 years. She was a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
Mrs. Sherrouse was preceded in death by her husband, Denver Sherrouse.
She is survived by her sons; Jimmy Sherrouse, Kathleen, Larry H. Sherrouse, Wayne "Chip" Sherrouse, both of Lakeland; daughter, Darlene McNey, Lakeland; sister, Vera Huffstutler, Dade City; brother, Charles Tillman, Wauchula; 21 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Friday at Bethel Baptist Church. Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the church. Lanier Funeral Home. Ledger, June 16, 2005
LAKELAND -- Mr. Hollis M. "Pappy" Sherrouse of Lakeland died of congestive heart failure Monday (July 19, 2004) at home. He was 88. Born in Socrum on June 20, 1916, he came to Lakeland at a young age. He was a welder for Lakeland Electric. He was a Baptist.
Mr. Sherrouse is survived by his wife, Martha Sherrouse; son, Charles "Bunk" Sherrouse, Lakeland; daughter, Carrie Norton, Lakeland; brother, Clayton Sherrouse, Lakeland; sister, Nina Grigsby, Lakeland; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Services will be Wednesday at Socrum Cemetery, Lakeland. Lanier Funeral Home.- Ledger, July 20, 2004
>MARTHA ROBERTS SHERROUSE – 87 - Lakeland Packing Co.
LAKELAND - Martha Roberts Sherrouse, 87, born on Thursday, October 30, 1924, entered into Heaven Tuesday, July 24, 2012 of COPD.
Mrs. Sherrouse was a lifelong resident of Polk County living in North Lakeland her entire life. She was employed for 16 years with the Lakeland Packing Company. She was a loving "Mom" who loved her family more than herself, and was a 65 year member of Bethel Baptist Church in North Lakeland.
She was preceded into heaven by her husband Earl Sherrouse, a son Irvin Sherrouse Sr. and grandson Irvin Jr.
Surviving are her daughter Kathy Watkins and husband Lee, daughter in law Ann Sherrouse, grandchildren Amy Skaggs (Shawn), Steven Watkins, Tonya Stricklin (Bill), David Bayhan (Carrie), and great grandchildren Kalee, Trevor, Elleri, Ben and Stephanie, and many nieces and nephews in the Roberts and Sherrouse families.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 30, 2012 ,with service to follow at Bethel Baptist Church, 3125 West Socrum Loop Rd., Lakeland, FL, 33810, with burial in Socrum Cemetery.
The family has requested that in lieu of flowers, donations in Mom's memory be made to Bethel Baptist Church, Building Fund. Arrangements by Gentry-Morrison, Northside. – Ledger,July 28, 2012
Lakeland- Mrs. Bonita Sherrouse Booth, age 84, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 15, 2009 from complications of Alzheimer's. Born in Lakeland on April 25, 1925 she was a lifelong resident. She was a Lunchroom Lady for the Public Schools and a member of Bethel Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loyd Booth.
She is survived by her daughter, Vicki (Joe) Weinhold of Lakeland; sons, Larry (Wanda) Booth and Gary (Michelle) Booth both of Lakeland; brother, Claude Sherrouse of Bonifay, FL; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren