Cecil Junior Dorrell was born February 9, 1926 to Maxwell and Maude (McIntire) Dorrell in Roscoe, Missouri.
He was united in marriage to Sara Maxine Thornhill in 1946. To this union three children were born, James F., Dorothy Mae and Karen Sue. In 1967 he was united in marriage to Jessie Grimes. With this union Jessie brought four wonderful boys who Cecil loved as his own, Gerry, Orville Eugene (Gene), Kem and Donnie. They made their home in Safford, Arizona when Cecil owned and operated a mechanic shop. He retired in 1992 and they moved to (Tightwad), Missouri. Cecil enjoyed fishing, playing his guitar and woodworking. Most of all he loved his family enjoyed spending time with his brother, children and grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jessie, his parents, Max and Maude, daughter, Karen Sue and in May of this year his brother, Jewell.
Cecil is survived by one son, James F. Dorrell (Linda), one daughter, Dorothy Mae Sainger and four stepsons, Gerry Farr (Deana), Orville Eugene (Gene) Farr, Kem Farr (Linda) and Donnie Grimes (Kathy), three brothers, Jerry, Aurthur, and Charles, sisters, Viola Cotter and Myrtle (Bobbi) Baxter, 15 grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews; other relatives and friends.