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Henry Sorrell, Jr., Korean war veteran and retired Environmental Service Aide, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Veterans Administration Hospital. Son of the late Henry Sorrell, Sr. and Pearl Leonard. Beloved husband of the late Sarah Sorrell. Father of Sandra Jackson (Robert), Leland Sorrell (Beatrice), the late Deborah A. Thomas, Sheila Clair-Bailey (Rodney), Jeffery C. Herbert, Sr., Zina Sorrell-Scott (Bryan Sr.), Trina S. Mitchell (Henry, Jr.) and Kendrick Y. Sorrell. Brother-in-law of Odile Lewis, Mary Davis, Irene Nions and the late Rena P. Rosco, Dorothy Brooks, George and Mack Paul. Grandfather of eleven. Great grandfather of seven. God grandfather of one. Godfather of one. He is also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He was a long-time member of Fifth African Baptist Church.
Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of the Fifth African Baptist Church, Historic Second Baptist Church, former employees of the Medical Center of Louisiana (Charity Hospital), Westwego Angels Academy, Greenwalt Adult Day Health Care Center, Delgado Community College, Scott's Casuals, Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, Southern University BR, Southern University Laboratory School, members of Omega Psi Phi Inc., Kappa Kappa Psi, Alpha Phi Omega, and Prince Hall Axion 216 are invited and encouraged to celebrate Henry's Homegoing at Fifth African Baptist Church, 3419 S. Robertson St. on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Rev. Dale J. Sanders officiating. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933 Washington Ave.