Glynn Allen Sherrell

by | February 9, 2018 6:35 am

Glynn Allen Sherrell, 78, of Sparta, passed away on Feb. 7, 2018, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Sherrell was born Aug. 13, 1939, in White County, to Edward Sherrell and Gladys Parazetta Bray Sherrell.

In addition to his career as a contractor and carpenter, Mr. Sherrell was a U.S. Army veteran and farmer. He was also a devoted family man who loved to sing and a proud member of Calvary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Brenda Lyles and brother-in-law Tommy Lyles.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Dian Louise Paynter Sherrell; children, Kent Allen Sherrell, of Sparta, Karen Kay McCulley and husband Jimmy, of Sparta, Kelly Paulett Kilgore and husband Michael, of Sparta, Karl Edward Sherrell and wife Kim, of Sparta, Kandy May Cantrell and husband Randal, of Tullahoma; grandchildren, Kristopher Sherrell, Kevin Sherrell, Audrey and Dylan Lockwood, Jesse Sherrell, Daniel and Kelsey McCulley, Tyler and Haley McCulley, Kristin and Zach Nosbisch, Stephen and Carrissa Mackie, Mykel and Maddie Cantrell, Kaycee and Bryan Nieves-Rosa; and several great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Feb. 10, 2018, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in Saylors Cemetery. The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Feb. 9, at the funeral home. Clarence Jared and Tracy Curtis officiate.

Daniel McCulley, Tyler McCulley, Stephen Mackie, Mykel Cantrell, Jesse Sherrell, Bryan Nieves-Rosa, and Zach Nosbisch will serve as pallbearers.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.

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