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Cason Sherwood

Male 1924 - 2006  (81 years)


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  • Name Cason Sherwood 
    Born 20 Jun 1924  Macon, Bibb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Jan 2006 
    • OBITUARY
      Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home

      MACON - Cason Sherwood, Jr. passed away Saturday, January 21, 2006. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, January 24, 2006 at 2 P.M. in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home. Interment to follow in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Steve Hamrick will officiate. Mr. Sherwood was born in Macon to Cason and Mamie Sherwood. Mr. Sherwood grew up in Macon, graduating from Lanier High School where he played varsity baseball. Following his service in WWII he attended Mercer University and continued his career in baseball. Mr. Sherwood was a retired veteran in the U.S. Army in WWII. He received three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart while serving in the Philippines. Carolyn and Cason were selected to be and were married on "The Bride and Groom" radio/TV program in Hollywood, CA in January of 1949. Mr. Sherwood was a member of First Baptist Church, past member of Wesleyan Drive Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. Mr. Sherwood was retired owner of Sherwood Utility Company serving Electrical Membership Coops throughout the state for many years. Mr. Sherwood was a member of the Bibb County Exchange Club where he served as President. He was instrumental in soliciting donations for the Hephzibah Children's Home. He is survived by his loving wife of fifty-seven years, Carolyn Bozeman Sherwood of Macon; children, Guerry Cason Sherwood, Sr. (Joan) of Madison, Dr. Bozeman Keith Sherwood (Leslie) of Hilton Head, SC, Carolyn Sherwood Jackson (George) of Macon and William Keel Sherwood (Mary Ellen) of Macon and eleven grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association, 3312 Northside Drive, Macon, GA 31210. -Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of the arrangements.

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    Buried Macon Memorial Park, Macon, Bibb, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Findagrave memorial for Cason Sherwood, Jr.
    Findagrave memorial for Cason Sherwood, Jr.
    Created by: Loree Beacham
    Record added: Mar 30, 2015
    Find A Grave Memorial# 144393710
    Person ID I18348  Dickinson
    Last Modified 21 May 2017 

    Father Cason Sherwood,   b. 19 Nov 1873, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1951, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mamie B Crisp,   b. 20 May 1889, Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Apr 1961, Bibb County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 1895 
    Family ID F5719  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jun 1924 - Macon, Bibb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Macon Memorial Park, Macon, Bibb, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    The Purple Heart
    The Purple Heart
    Veterans: World War II
    Veterans: World War II