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Ralph W. Sherrill

December 4, 1935 — February 15, 2012

Ralph "Fudd" Winford Sherrill was born December 4, 1935, to Ralph William and Veldima (Green) Sherrill, in Vinson, Oklahoma. He attended schools in Vinson and Carl. He attended college at Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He married Pauline Martin on November 8, 1958, in Wellington, Texas. She preceded him in death on May 26, 2003. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad as a draftsman. He later moved to Childress, Texas. He and his wife owned and operated a feed store. He lived in Big Spring, Texas briefly before moving to Frederick in 1984. He was a member of the Lighthouse Assembly of God Church. He loved watching western movies and football, especially the Oklahoma Sooners and the Dallas Cowboys. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Pauline; one son: Winford Sherrill in 1978; one brother: R. L. Sherrill; and one grandson: Keith Hoover in 2001. He is survived by one son: Terry Sherrill, of Frederick; two daughters: Tammy Hoover and husband Bruce, of Iowa Park, Texas, and Cindy Nelms and Stephen, of Frederick; two brothers: Gerald Sherrill and R. W. "Dubb" Sherrill, both of Vinson, OK; five sisters: Ruth, of California, Joyce Cross, of Littlefield, TX, Melva Thompson, of Anadarko, Patricia West and Earlene Pierce, both of Dallas; 11 grandchildren: Chase, Courtney, Kevin, Krysha, Shawn, D.D., Stephen, Scott, Brandi, Christina and Michael; 21 great grandchildren: Mercede, Gavin, Maggie, Rylan, Kane, Phillip, Tristen, Matt, one on the way, Kinli Faith, Alyssa, Autumn, Ashton, Carson, Caleb, Cylynn, Matt, Shalyn, Kelly, Gavin, Junior, Blayze, and Karagyn. Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home (580) 335-2112
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