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In Memory of

Vella Mae Harrell

November 14, 1926 - August 9, 2017

Obituary


Vella Mae Harrell, age 90, died at her home on August 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. A native of Brooksville, FL Vella Mae was born in the Oak Grove Community. Vella Mae was born on November 14, 1926, to William Jerome & Flossie Ellen (Lovett) McMillan. Vella Mae enjoyed sewing, canning, fresh water fishing, working on her family farm and raising her wonderful family. She lived her life as a member of the Baptist faith. Vella Mae was a past member of the Hammock Homemakers group. Vella Mae was preceded in death by...

Vella Mae Harrell, age 90, died at her home on August 9, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. A native of Brooksville, FL Vella Mae was born in the Oak Grove Community. Vella Mae was born on November 14, 1926, to William Jerome & Flossie Ellen (Lovett) McMillan. Vella Mae enjoyed sewing, canning, fresh water fishing, working on her family farm and raising her wonderful family. She lived her life as a member of the Baptist faith. Vella Mae was a past member of the Hammock Homemakers group. Vella Mae was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Eli Jackson “E.J.” Harrell on October 30, 1999; and 2 sons; William Bryant Harrell and Jack Harrell. Vella Mae is lovingly survived by her daughter, Pauline Hibbard and her husband Phil, of Floral City, FL, son, Jere Harrell and his wife Pam, of Brooksville, FL, daughter, Flossie Raines and her husband Chuck, of Brooksville, FL, son, Eli J. Harrell and his wife Marion, of Shepherd, TX, son, Dale Harrell, of Brooksville, FL, and daughter, Carolyn David, of Brooksville, FL. Vella Mae will be greatly missed by her 15 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, and 16 great-great grandchildren. Arrangements and services are entrusted to the Turner Funeral Home, 14360 Spring Hill Drive, Spring Hill, FL 34609. Vella Mae’s family and friends will gather for a visitation at the funeral home on Saturday, August 12, 2017, from 4-6 pm. The graveside service will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 1 pm, at the Stage Pond Cemetery, 1280 East Stage Coach Trail, Inverness, FL 34452. Pastor David Throckmorton, of The First Baptist Church of Floral City, will officiate.