Audrey Nell Walker Harrell

Published 9:46 am Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Funeral services for Audrey Nell Walker Harrell, of Brookhaven, are Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Brookhaven Funeral Home (Natchez Drive) in Brookhaven with burial in the Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in Wesson. Dr. Frank O. Rice and Bro. Ryan Thurman will officiate.

Visitation will be today, Jan. 24, 2017, from 10 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home.

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Mrs. Harrell, 88, died Sunday, Jan. 24, 2017, at Silver Cross Nursing Home in Brookhaven, with her loving niece, Mary Nations Smith, by her side. She was born Jan. 24, 1928, in Lincoln County, to Isaac Walker and Katie Jane Chandler Walker. She was a long and faithful member of Central Baptist Church, of Brookhaven, where she was a member of WMU, Sally Pryor Circle, Young at Heart, and a choir member for many years. For over 35 years, she taught Sunday School at Brook Manor Nursing Home. She worked for the city of Brookhaven Water Department as a Bookkeeper and office manager for over 26 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt and friend.

Preceding her in death were her parents; daughter-in law, Loretta Harrell; sisters, Leona Walker Smith, Lavada Walker Jones, Beatrice Walker Smith, and Arcola Walker Taylor; and brothers, Walter Walker, Oliver Walker, Roy Lee Walker, and Henry Bert Walker.

Survivors are her son, Steven Harrell, of Madison; grandson, Chandler B. Harrell, also of Madison; numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins; and a host of friends.

Pallbearers are Chandler B. Harrell, Bobby Walker Nations, Chad Williams, Ryan Smith, Brandon Gregory Case, Bill Vallotton and Ritchie Jones. Honorary pallbearers Lydia Grace is the Sunday School class.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the entire staff of Silver Cross Nursing Home for the wonderful care they gave; the doctor and nurses of Compassus for the love and comfort they ministered; special and caring friend, Florida Butler; and to her roommates and guardian angels Audrey Nell Watts and Joyce Ellison.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in Mrs. Harrell’s name may be made to the Central Baptist Church Building Fund.

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