The Valdosta Daily Times
Sherman B. Votaw, 86, of Valdosta, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Lake City, Fla. following a lengthy illness. He was born in Washington County, Ky., Oct. 29, 1926 to the late Frank Votaw and Ada Sims Votaw. He was a retired United States Air Force veteran with 24 years of service and a member of Bemiss Road Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Rosa Staton Votaw, of Valdosta; a daughter, Debra Dart of Valdosta; two sons, Joel Votaw (Windy) of New Hebron, Miss.; Jerrell Votaw (Marsha) of Warrensburg, Mo.; two granddaughters, Amanda Dart and Kimberlee Dart both of Valdosta, seven grandsons, Michael Chaney of Decatur; Chris Chaney of Valdosta, Lance Votaw, Evan Votaw, and Scott Votaw, all of New Hebron, Miss.; Justin Votaw and Kevin Votaw of Warrensburg, Mo.; and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister Velma Patterson of Harrodsburg, Ky. He was predeceased in death by a daughter Gloria Gayle Votaw.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, in the chapel of Carson McLane Funeral Home with the Dr. Danny Edwards officiating. Interment following in McLane Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, from 1 p.m. until time of service. Condolences to the family may be made online at www.mclanecares.com. — Carson McLane Funeral Home