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Morris E. Harrell

May 14, 1929 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 90)



Morris E. Harrell, age 90, of Baxley died Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at his residence under the care of Comfort Care Hospice.

Mr. Harrell was born May 14, 1929 in White Oak, Georgia to the late Willie Harrell and the late Lovie Walker Harrell. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served in the Korean War.  Mr. Harrell was a member of Hazlehurst Church of Christ and retired from Georgia Power Company.  He was a good and gentle man who was a serious fisherman and was loved and respected by family and friends.  Mr. Harrell was a member of the Woodbine Antique Tractor Club. 

In addition to his parents, Mr. Harrell was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Lee Usher Harrell and brothers, James Harrell, Elden Harrell & William Head.

Survivors include his daughters, Connie Odom of Waynesboro & Tammy Lairsey of Baxley; sons, Ricky Harrell of Waynesboro, Tony Harrell of Baxley & Bruce Harrell of White Oak; brother, Emory Head of Baxley. Eleven grandchildren, eighteen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild also survive.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, November 22, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Swain Funeral Home with Minister Bobby Lairsey officiating.

Interment will follow in Harrell Cemetery in Camden County at 3:30 p.m.

Active pallbearers will be Jason Lairsey, Jeromy Lairsey, Josh Odom, Brandon Phillips, Allen Harrell and Paul Anderson.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.


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November 22, 2019

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Service

Funeral Service
November 22, 2019

12:00 PM
Chapel of Swain Funeral Service

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