Born Sept. 27, 1924, in Braggadocio, Mo., son of the late Elvin Aaron and Thelma Hamlett Sherwood, he was a farmer and U.S. Army veteran, having served in WWII.
On July 28, 1949, in Piggott, Ark., he married Helen Dorothy Holmes, who survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Emma Sue Jinkerson and husband, Allen, of Hillsboro, Mo., and Sherry Lynch, of Overland, Kan.; two sisters, Loretta Wells, of Caruthersville, Mo., and Mabel Benton, of Nevada, and three grandchildren, Aaron Sherwood and Anna Lee Jinkerson and Andrew Clinton Lynch.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Maxine House and Mildred Braswell.
Graveside services were held Thursday, June 12, in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville with the Rev. Mike Hargraves officiating.
H.S. Smith Funeral Home of Caruthersville was in charge of arrangements.