King-Lynk obituary – Jackie C. Sorrell, 80, Fort Madison


Jackie C. Sorrell, 80, of Ft. Madison passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:25 PM at The Madison.

   He was born on June 23, 1937 in Bardstown, Kentucky to Everett and Flosie Fryrear Sorrell.   On October 10, 1964 he married Elizabeth Bergthold in Ft. Madison and she passed away on November 20, 2001.   He then married Kirby Griffin on July 7, 2014.  Jackie worked production at Wolf Packaging for several years. Jackie was an avid football fan.  He enjoyed riding his bike and his moped.


Survivors include his wife, Kirby Sorrell of Ft. Madison; a son, Randall Sorrell of Utah; a daughter, Sandra Segismundo of Orlando, FL; two granddaughters, Elizabeth Prudlow and Emilia Sorrell; one great grandson, Charlie; one sister, Ruby Holloway of Kentucky and a half brother, Maurice Carter of Kentucky.  He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife and two brothers.

   A graveside service will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at Sacred Heart Cemetery with Rev. Richard Dutzer officiating.  The family will meet with friends from 10 AM until the time of the graveside service.  Per his wishes, cremation has been entrusted to King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory.

   A memorial has been established in his memory and online condolences may be left at

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