Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Joseph "Joe" A. Sorrells

Joseph "Joe" Andrew Sorrells, age 63 of Nashville, passed away August 10, 2012. He is preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Jean Omohundro Sorrells. He is survived by his father, H.E. Pete Sorrells; brother, Thomas (Sherrie) Sorrells; sister, Diane Sorrells (Flip) Anderson; nieces and nephews; great nieces and nephews; great great niece and nephew. Joe had many other extended family and friends. He was a graduate of Vanderbilt University. He also was a seminary student at Saint Meinrad. He was a Project Manager for MDHA in Nashville for 30 plus years. Joe was an active member of the musical ministry of the Catholic Church. He was music minister at St. Joseph in Madison for many years and at St. Henry in Bellevue. He was also frequently called on for procedural protocol in the Catholic religion.Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Madison, TN. Interment to follow at the Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Pallbearers will be Friends and Family. Visitation is Monday, August 13th from 3-9 p.m. at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, 1150 Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN. If you wish, memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to Alive Hospice St. Thomas, Nashville TN in honor of Joseph Sorrells. Published in The Tennessean from August 12 to August 13, 2012"