Courtney Sorrells

Thursday, August 12, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Courtney Leigh Sorrells, 18, of Sikeston died Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2004, at Saint Francis Medical Center.

She was born Aug. 4, 1986, at Houston, Texas, daughter of Stan and Brenda Sorrells.

She was a 2004 graduate of Sikeston High School, where she was a member of the Red Peppers. She was also a member of the American Legion Junior Auxiliary and the Girl Scouts. She was enrolled for the fall semester at the University of Mississippi.

Survivors include her parents; maternal grandparents, Roscoe and Mary Frances Vaughan of Sikeston; paternal grandparents, Don and Bette Sorrells of Sikeston; and paternal grandmother, Helen Sorrells of East Prairie, Mo.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home after 5 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. The Rev. Stephen Schneider will officiate, with burial in Dogwood Cemetery.