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Sorenson

Services for Archie Hubert Sorenson, 100, were held Tuesday, April 10, 2012, at Shiloh Baptist Church with Pastors Larry Givens and Ray Dennis officiating. Burial followed in Mesquite Cemetery near Lexington.

Mr. Sorenson died Thursday, April 5, in Round Rock.

He was born Oct. 5, 1911, in the Sandoval community of Williamson County to Sam and Annie (Anderson) Sorenson.

He married Dolma Nell “Dottie” Hart on March 11, 1939 in Lexington.

Mr. Sorenson was a Lexington resident for the past 74 years, moving from Haskell before age 7. He has also lived in Corpus Christi and Edna.

Mr. Sorenson was a carpenter, painter, rancher and a farmer.

He was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church and ser ved as a deacon.

Mr. Sorenson enjoyed gardening, dominos, playing baseball and working outdoors.

He was preceded in death by his parents; five brothers, Leland, M.H., Speck, Jack and an infant brother; and two sisters, Bertha McNeil and an infant sister.

Survivors are his wife, Dolma Nell “Dottie” Sorenson of Lexington; two daughters; Sharon Roelse of Hutto, Judy Featherstone and husband Dr. James Featherstone of Huntsville; a son-in-law, Al Roelse of Austin; five grandchildren, Chris Roelse and wife Carolyn of Round Rock, Jody Roelse and wife Roxane of Pfluger ville, Shannon Muir and husband John of Pasadena, Amber Featherstone of New York, New York, Danyel Rogers and husband Brandon of Abilene; and eight great-grandchildren, Avery and Ashley Roelse of Pflugerville, Lydia, Bethany, Andrew and Nathan Muir of Pasadena, Mya and Bennett Rogers of Abilene.

Pallbearers were Ned Renfroe, Bobby Yount, Bobby Varner, Johnny Kur ten, Bland Davis and Tommy Hart.

Honorary pallbearers were Leroy Cast, B.C. Carter and Bill Emmons.


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