Lanelle F. Sherrard, 99, passed away on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, at the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Graveside services and interment will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 3, 2016, at Glenwood Cemetery in Yazoo City, Mississippi.
Lanelle was born November 20, 1916, to Haley Daniel and Gertrude Bedwell Ford. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Louisville and a homemaker. Her hobbies included reading and handwork such as crocheting, needlepoint, and embroidery.
Lanelle is survived by her daughter, Nancy Sherrard; her sister, Sara Ward (late Raymond C. Ward) both of Louisville; and her nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. B. Sherrard; two sisters; and one brother.
Memorial contributions in honor of Ms. Sherrard may be given to Salvation Army, P. O. Box 752, Starkville, MS 39760 or to First Baptist Church, P. O. Box 780, Yazoo City, MS 39194.
Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com