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Grady Lowell Sherwood

Mr. Grady Lowell Sherwood, age 48, passed away Monday, December 13, 2021, in Ashdown, Arkansas. He was born May 23, 1973, to Grady Kelton Sherwood and Barbara Dean (Manasco) Miller, in De Queen, Arkansas. 

Mr. Sherwood was a truck driver by profession and was a regular country boy. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, cooking and smoking food. He enjoyed life and loved having fun, especially with his children, whom he loved very much.

Grady is preceded in death by his father, Grady Kelton Sherwood; sister, Paula Sherwood; paternal grandparents, Charles and Bessie Sherwood; maternal grandparents, Dewel and Lulabelle Manasco. 

He is survived by his mother, Barbara Miller; sons, Joseph Randall and wife Mariana, Seth Matthew Sherwood, and Jacob Lowell Sherwood; daughter, Leigha Harp and husband Dawson; one grandchild, on the way; brothers, Wayne Sherwood and wife Monica, Farolyn Sherwood and wife Jonnie; sisters, Pam Brown and husband Bob, Michelle Broach and husband Chad, Denice Jewell and husband Tommy; as a well as a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and other family and friends too numerous to mention.

Graveside services for Mr. Sherwood will be held Sunday, December 19, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at Manasco Cemetery in Umpire, Arkansas. Brother Don Youngblood will be officiating, under the direction of Beasley-Wood Funeral Home. Scheduled visitation will be held Friday, December 18, 2021, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Pallbearers are Seth Sherwood, Joseph Randall, Jacob Sherwood, Harrell Sherwood, Farolyn Sherwood, and Lawton Sherwood.

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