Cecil E. ìPa Pawî Sizemore, 72 of Hendersonville went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at the Elizabeth House.
A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late James Sizemore and Bertha Hampton Sizemore.
He was also preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Mildred Sizemore in December 2009; an infant daughter, Sheila; and three siblings.
A Navy veteran, he was an avid golfer and was of the Baptist faith.
Surviving are his sons, Dean E. Sizemore of Rockledge, Florida and Kenny Sizemore and wife, Opal of Hendersonville; grandchildren, Joseph K. Sizemore and wife, Amanda and Victoria R. Sizemore and fiancÈ, Russell Sherman; great-grandchildren, Aleksis and Brooklyn Sizemore, R.J., Dixon and Ezekiel Sherman; siblings, Elizabeth, Betty, Ralph, and Mildred; and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00pm on Monday, January 25, 2010 at Mountain Home Baptist Church. Revs. Jimmy Justice and Craig Garren. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the church.
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