December 5, 1928 ~ March 12, 2010

Born in: Washington, DC,
Resided in: Asheville, NC

Asheville - Alice Shepherd Sorrells, 81, of the Deerfield Retirement Community, died March 12, 2010. A native of Washington, D.C., she was the daughter of the late Myrtle Mowrer Shepherd and Edwin J. Shepherd. Alice grew up in Maryland, where she attended public schools and graduated from McKinley High School in Washington. After graduation from the University of Maryland, she began her career in merchandising at Woodward & Lothrop in Washington, where she served as a buyer until 1978, when she and her husband moved to Asheville. Alice was active in the Beaver Dam Valley Home and Garden Club, serving as president from 1987 to 1989. She is survived by her husband, Theodore F. Sorrells; one brother, Edwin J. Shepherd of Silver Springs, MD; one sister, Edith S. Neece of Chapel Hill, NC, and five nieces and two nephews. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 24, 2010, 2:00 p.m., at St. Giles Chapel, Deerfield Retirement Community, 1617 Hendersonville Road, Asheville.

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  1. Dear Ted,
    We were so saddened to hear about Alice. We know how much you have missed her since she left your apartment and will miss her even more now. You and Alice have always had a special place in our hearts and always will. Her tulips and daffodils are coming up and always remind us of your & her love of this beautiful property. Please know if you need anything we are here and send our deepest sympathies.
    Yours sincerely,
    Clark & Gail Britt

  2. Dr Gottfried and all of the staff wanted to let you know how very sorry we are to hear of Mrs Sorrells passing.. She was one of our favorite patients (you,too!). We are remembering you in our prayers..Dr Gottfried and Staff


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