Franklin Carrel Sheffield

Franklin Carrel Sheffield, 81, of Dermott, passed away on August 10, 2021.

He was born July 4, 1940 in McGehee to the late Johnny Franklin Sheffield and Uberta Spradlin Sheffield.

Carrel served in the United States Navy and was a longtime farmer. He was a member of Chickasaw Baptist Church in McGehee.

Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughters, Cathy Sheffield and Patricia Sheffield; and brother, John Anthony Sheffield.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie Sheffield of Dermott; son, Johnny (Janell) Sheffield of Bullard Texas; daughters, Virginia Sheffield of Phoenix, Arizona, Lena Sheffield Rauls of Lake Village and Jamie Sheffield Ladd of Searcy; and 13 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held Friday, August 13, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee. A funeral service will be held Saturday, August 14, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with Ken Evans officiating. Burial will be at McGehee Cemetery.