Sherman Dwayne Groves
Funeral Date: 2/1/2010

Obituary:
Sherman Dwayne Groves, age 72, of Warren, AR died Friday January 29, 2010 at Bradley County Medical Center. He was born April 6, 1937 at Monticello, AR, a son of the late Jessie Thomas Groves and Evia Lea Page Groves. He was a former employee C & H Sugar Company in Crockett, CA. He was a retired sawyer for Potlatch Corporation and Bradley Lumber Company. He was a member of First Assembly of God Church. Also, preceding him in death was 1 sister- Ollie Ruth Groves and a great-grandchild- Kenneth Dwayne Westerbuhr. Survivors include his wife, Edith Mabry Groves, whom he married on March 21, 1955; 3 daughters-Nancy Westerbuhr and spouse, James of Warren, AR, Debra Carr and spouse, J.T. of Warren, AR, Cynthia Pacheco and spouse, Adrian of Warren, AR; 2 brothers- Shannon Groves of Bradford, AR and Jessie Groves of Pine Bluff, AR; 6 sisters- Doris Helton, Shirley Hampton, Glenna Norman, Vicky Reynolds- all of Warren, AR, Loretta Bartrow of Pine Bluff, AR, and Wilma Howard of New Edinburg, AR; 7 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; Several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was 3:30pm Monday, February 1, 2010 at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Jim Bales and Rev. Brian Adams officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and soloist was Tina Vinson. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazer Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Adrian Pacheco, Michael Westerbuhr, Blake Swearengin, Brandon Swearengin, Jeremy King and Jay Carothers.

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Name: Tully & Norma McCoy
Message: We are so sorry for your lost. Bro. Sherman will be missed without doubt. We'll always remember his warm smile. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family.

Name: Nancy McBee
Message: Cindy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss and send my heartfelt prayers and sympathy. God bless you all.

Name: Belinda Cauley
Message: Mrs.Groves and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr. Groves was a wonderful man. I will miss him coming in the store. Heaven has gained and angel from here on earth. Love, Belinda

Name: Hal and Peggy Corbett
Message: Dear sister Edith. We are so sorry for your loss. I have been thonking about you in the last few weeks and will be in prayer for you now during your loss. Hal and Peggy

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: Cindy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. John and JeNelle Lipton

Name: Donald and Paula Hollingsworth
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss. May God comfort you all with his loving arms.

Name: Tina & David McClain
Message: Edith & family we are so sorry for your loss of Dewayne. If there is anything we can do please let us know. Heaven has a new angel now. God bless and keep all of you safe & well.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr.
Message: Please know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time.

Name: Robert Camp
Message: May God guide you during this time of loss, and fill that void with his love and tender care.

Name: Sandra & Don Spraggins
Message: Edith & Cindy. I am so sorry to hear of Dwayne's death. I know how close you all are so just know that you have a lot of friends lifting you up in prayer. Love, Sandra

Name: Tom Ed Wright
Message: While we maybe miles away, and not understand it all, and wondeer about next week, we can know and are assured that we can know the one who holds it all in his hands. May the Lord comfort durning this time of adjustment, wrapping his arms around you, letting you know he is near and he cares. TE Wright (rmwtew61@yahoo.com)

Name: Benda Pope
Message: Cindy, Adrian, Adrian, & Alexis, I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Dwayne's passing. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Just keep faith in God Almighty and he will carry you through this very difficult time. I am sure you will miss him deeply, but just know that everyone who knows the Lord will see him again one day. You and your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers. Love you all, Eddie, Brenda and Josh Pope

Name: Keith Hearnsberger
Message: Mrs. Edith and Family, I was so saddened to hear the loss of Mr. Sherman. He was a dear man of God and a blessed soul. I am sure he will be missed by his friends, family, and his church family at 1st Assembly. Peace to you during this time of loss.

Name: Jason & Michelle McDougald
Message: Yall are in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Lory McClain
Message: Cindy and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Don & Patsy Watson
Message: We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Karen & David McDougald
Message: Nancy & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts & prayers. May GOD give you strength in your time of sorrow.

Name: Carolyn Spraggins
Message: Mrs.Groves/Cindy Pacheco, I'm truly sorry about the loss of Mr. Groves. May God touch each and everyone of your family hearts. His love and warmth is provided for us at all times.During a loss of a loved one, God sends his host of angels to look over us. So, look to the heavens when ever you might need help to make it through another day. Cindy, I love you and your family very much. May God bless you all.

Name: Donna Ozment-Raney
Message: Ms. Edith and Cindy, I was so sad when I heard about Mr. Sherman. He always had a smile for anyone he met. I will be thinking of you and your family.

Name: Kaylon & Jimmy Taylor
Message: Cindy, Adrian, Alexis & Adrian, Our thoughts and prayers are with you today and you go through this time of sorrow. We know what you are going though since we both lost our fathers also. The one thing that gets us through is that knowing that they are in God's hands and that we will be with them again one day. We love ya, Jimmy & Kaylon

Name: Penny Vanderzwalm
Message: Cindy and Family, I am so very sorry to hear the passing of your father. Just remember how blessed you all were to had spent the time with such a great father and grandfather. My prayers go out to you.

Name: Sammi Warren
Message: Dear Groves Family, I'm sorry about Mr. Sherman's death. I did not know him personally, but just from the good deeds he has done and wonderful memories shared, I know he will be missed very much. It was an honor to be there for you.

Name: Ricky Rauls
Message: Dear Groves Family, I truley hate to hear about mr. Sherman. He was a super great guy and I am truley blessed to have had the opportunity to work with him. He was a true example of a Christian man. This earth will be at a loss without him but heaven will be joyous even more with him there. God Bless your Family Bro. Ricky Rauls

Name: Grace & Larry Whorton
Message: Death of a loved one is always a sorrowful time. We are so sorry about the loss of Dwayne. Our prayer is that God will lessen your pain and comfort you as only he can. God bless you all.

Name: Mary & Billy Nichols
Message: Shirley and family, We are so sorry to hear of your brother's passing. We send our love, and will remember you all in our thoughts and prayers. Aunt Hazel's kids, Billy Joe (Mary Ann) and Jimmie Lea Nichols Reynolds.

Name: Julia Ferrell Harris
Message: Cindy...My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May our Lord surround you with love and support. God bless you all.