Sunday, November 3, 1918 - Thursday, January 1, 2015
Charlie Wilson Sheffield, 96, passed peacefully early Thursday, January 1, 2015 at his home in Slocomb.
Visitation will be held at Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory in Slocomb on Saturday, January 3, at 10:00 am with a graveside service to follow immediately afterward at 11:00 am. The service will be held at Purvis Cemetery located on South Watford Road in Slocomb with Rev. Ricky Hall officiating. Mr. Sheffield was born November 3, 1918 in Slocomb, Alabama to the late Mr. and Mrs. William Matthew and Henrietta Watford Sheffield. He graduated from Slocomb High School in 1939. Mr. Sheffield was one of five children. For several years, he was employed with Hedstrom in Dothan, where he retired to his farm. He loved spending time with family, watching football, and tending the farm.
Mr. Sheffield was preceded in death by wife Alice Ann Sasser Sheffield; his son, Charles Marion Sheffield; and siblings: Lessie Pearl Miller, Henry E. Sheffield, Annie Sasser, and Bessie Lee Thweat.
He is survived by one son and spouse, Larry and Louise Sheffield; three grandchildren and spouses: William M. and Deanna Sheffield, Anthony and Alicia S. Hales, and Charles A. and Lauren Sheffield; and four great-grandchildren. Although the family will accept flowers, they have expressed that they wish for donations to be sent to the charity of choice in honor of Mr. Sheffield.