2017-12-21 / Obituaries

Clara Grace Sherrill

Funeral services for Clara Grace Sherrill, 93, of Lexington, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 PM on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the Lexington Livestock Commission with Keith Bexley officiating. Burial will follow in the Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM and on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 8:00 AM until 12:00 PM at Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Lexington, Texas. The family will be present for visitation from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Clara Grace (King) Sherrill was born on March 17, 1924 in Lexington, Texas to Brevard McDowell and Margaret “Maggie” Esebella (Dowdy) King. She was affectionately known to her family and friends as “Weise”. She was united in marriage to Buell Bernard “B.B.” Sherrill on May 1, 1959 in La Grange, Texas. They shared three children, Roderick, Gary and Sherry. Clara Grace was a business owner and owned Sherrill Real Estate in Lexington where she also prepared taxes, and worked for many years at the Lexington Livestock Commission. She was a member of the Lexington Livestock Commission, Lexington Garden Club, and the Red Hats Society. She enjoyed playing cards and dominoes at the Senior Center in Lexington, playing tennis, traveling, especially to Mexico, helping with the Lexington Homecoming, and she loved gardening.

Clara Grace passed away the morning of Friday, December 15, 2017 at her residence in Lexington.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Brevard & Margaret King; Husband, B.B. Sherrill, and one brother, William Carroll “Keto” King.

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