Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Lennis James Harrell, 83, of Rocky Comfort, passed away on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Cassville Health Care & Rehab, Cassville. He was born on Feb. 16, 1931, son of Charles Audie and Daisy Jane (Creason) Harrell, near Wheaton. He was united in marriage on Aug. 13, 1950, to Armith Vay Reynolds in Eureka Springs, Ark. They made their home on a farm near Wheaton. He worked on the farm raising cattle and chickens. He was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include: his wife, Vay Harrell, of Rocky Comfort; one daughter, Pam (Harrell) Utter and her husband, Larry, of Rocky Comfort; two brothers, Willis Harrell, of Rocky Comfort, and Don Harrell, of Ahsahka, Idaho; two sisters, Doris Mahurin, of Monett, and Delma Ellis, of Washburn; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and two sisters.

Funeral services were held Monday at White Funeral Home & Crematory with Pastor Mark Hall officiating. Burial followed at Chitwood Cemetery, Wheaton.