Christie Williams Sorrells

christie sorrells

September 13, 1950 ~ May 9, 2024

Born in: Williston, FL
Resided in: Jacksonville, FL

Christie Williams Sorrells, 73, of Summer Breeze Drive East, Jacksonville, FL, died on Thursday, May 9, 2024, peacefully in her home after a hard fight against lung cancer.

A native of Williston, FL, she was the daughter of Algie Joy Neal Williams and Charles Pinkney Williams. Christie retired from the VA Medical Center and enjoyed being home watching birds and her Tampa Bay Rays. She was well loved by her family who fondly remember the many delicious meals she cooked as well as her contagious laugh when playing canasta.

Christie is survived by her children Kimberly Anne Wells, Kenneth Ray Wells and his wife Tracy Wells, and adopted daughter Rhea Ann Sorrells; as well as her step-daughter, Kimberly Dawn Bryson and husband Timothy Bryson; sisters, Melanie Williams and Kimberly Jo Loehr, who will miss the many phone calls and jokes; as well as 11 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

Christie was buried at Ashelawn Gardens of Memory beside her late husband Gary Alan Sorrells on Tuesday, March 14 after a small graveside service. The family requests that memorials be made to the American Lung Association.



Ashelawn Gardens of Memory
901 Aiken Road
Asheville, NC 28804


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Missing you so much, Mom. I pick up the phone to call you and have to remember I can’t call you anymore. I miss our talks.

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