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Sherrill Marcel Wells, age 89, of Akron

Sherrill Marcel Wells, age 89, of Akron, Indiana, peacefully passed away on January 10, 2022.


She was born August 6, 1932 in Odon, Indiana to Ray and Hazel (Marshall) Tarvin.  Sherrill moved from Linton, Indiana five years ago, and made Akron, Indiana her home.


In 1950, she graduated from Odon High School as class Salutatorian.


Sherrill married Darrell Gene Clodfelder on Dec. 30, 1951 in Odon, Indiana.  After his passing, she was married Billy G. Wells in 1992 until he passed away in 2016.


She worked several places as a secretary, and retired from Crane Naval Service Warfare Center.


Sherrill was a member of the Akron Church of God, First Christian Church of Lyons, Indiana and previously,Odon Christian Church of Odon, Indiana.  She spent her life in service to others and volunteered many places.  She loved her grandchildren, enjoyed cooking, sewing and flower gardening.


Surviving Sherrill are (3) children: Debra (Brian) Potter of Akron, IN; David Clodfelder of Punta Gorda, FL;Peggy (Don) Roberts of Sarasota, FL.  Sherrill and Darrell also cherished and cared for an “adopted” daughter, Carole (Phil) Richardson of Paragon, IN and Carole’s children, Jama and Brian.  She has (5) grandchildren: Laurel (Scott) Whetstone, Heather (Zack) Kelley, Ashley Potter, Dallas Roberts, Brian (Therese) Roberts.  She has(13) great-grandchildren


Preceding Sherrill in death were her parents, husbands, son: Dan Clodfelder (2009), (2) brothers: Lee and Carl Tarvin and (2) sisters: Lucy Eisenmann and Grace Baird.


Funeral arrangements are Saturday, January 22, 2022 with visitation from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with the service starting at 1:00 p.m. at the Akron Church of God officiated by Pastor Kathy Nelson.  Burial is at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, January 24, 2022 at Walmut Hill Cemetery in Odon, Indiana.  The public is invited to the visitation, service and burial.  The funeral will also be live streamed on the Akron Church of God’s Facebook page.


For those who wish to honor the memory of Sherrill, memorial contributions can be made to “Project Hope” through the Akron Church of God (P.O. Box 66, Akron, IN 46910); United We Stand Ministries Food Pantry (P.O. Box 173, Akron, IN 46910); Lyons Food Pantry (P.O. Box 251, Linton, IN 47443).


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The staff of Earl-Love Funeral Home considers it a privilege and an honor to care for the family and friends of Sherrill M. Wells.