- [S104] Cocke County, Tennessee, and its People, Cocke County Heritage Book Committee, (Walsworth Publishing, 1992), 255.
- [S112] Census, 1930.
Name: Robert Gorrell
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: Akron, Summit, Ohio
Marital Status: Single
Birth Year (Estimated): 1930
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: North Carolina
Household ID: 737
Sheet Number and Letter: 28A
Line Number: 49
Affiliate Publication Number: T626, roll 1880
GS Film number: 2341614
Digital Folder Number: 4661196
Image Number: 00900
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head William Gorrell M 35 Tennessee
Wife Mae B Gorrell F 30 North Carolina
Daughter Vera Gorrell F 7 Tennessee
Son Jack Gorrell M 4 North Carolina
Son Robert Gorrell M 0 Ohio
- [S24] The Newport Plain Talk, (http://www.newportplaintalk.com), 20 Apr 2004.
James Robert Gorrell, age 74, of Newport, died Tuesday evening, April 20, 2004, at his home.
He was a member of Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church, veteran of U.S. Army serving 1948 through 1954, and had reached the rank of Staff Sgt.
He was a member of the D.A.V. L/CPL Charles C. Robersts Chapter 102, American Legion, and former member of the Tennessee National Guard.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ulysses and Mae Belle Allen Gorrell, and brother, Jack Gorrell.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Zula Lee Gorrell, of Newport; son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Robin Gorrell, of Newport; daughter, Paula Douglas, of Newport; brothers and sisters-in-law: Rev. Gene Gorrell and wife Debbie, Carl and Bernice Gorrell, of Chestnut Hill; Ullys and Betty Gorrell Jr., of Newport; sister, Vera Freeman, Aken, S.C.; sisters and brothers-in-law: Lee Anna and Andy Spisak, of Westland, Mich., and Frances and George Lane, of Newport; sister-in-law, Marie Gorrell, of Newport; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Paul and Doris Lee, of Newport; grandchildren: Travis and wife Wendy Gorrell, of Sevierville; Renee Douglas, of Newport; Aaron Douglas, of Newport; and Matt Banner, of Newport; great-grandchild, Kylie Gorrell, of Sevierville; several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Manes Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Craig Ward and the Rev. Gene Gorrell officiating. Entombment will be at Resthaven Memorial Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Manes Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church, 234 Lincoln Ave., Newport, TN 37821.
Manes Funeral Home in charge.
- [S147] Find a Grave, (Memorial: 51864012).
- [S58] Marriage Certificate.
Name: Ulysses Gorrell
Spouse's Name: Mae Allen
Spouse's Birth Date:
Event Date: 24 Jun 1917
Event Place: Cocke, Tennessee
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: I03651-9
System Origin: Tennessee-EASy
GS Film number: 1928644
Reference ID: pg 575