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Services for Billy Randolph Harrell, 79 of Thomasville, are at noon, Friday, July 14, 2017, at Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Marty Carnes officiating. Interment will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery. Mr. Harrell went to be with the Lord Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at his residence. Born August 31, 1937 in Thomasville, Georgia, he was a son of the late Woodrow Harrell and Mellie-Stripling-Harrell. On June 4, 1955 in Pavo, Georgia, he married Mattie Sue Newsome. He was employed for 32 years with Delta Airlines and a member of First Baptist Church of Thomasville. Survivors include his wife, Mattie Sue Harrell of Thomasville; daughters, Charlene Elswick (Gary) of Jacksonville, Florida, Karen Bennett (DeWayne) of Thomasville, Pam Fouraker (Harry) of Jacksonville, Florida; grandsons, Brian Bennett (Merrily), Jeremy Adams (Lacy), Christopher Elswick (Ashley); granddaughters, Jennifer Bennett, Jessica Bennett, Rebecca Williams (Jason); grandson, Jarred Bennett; 11 great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and sisters, Phyllis Hagan of Thomasville and Carolyn McMath of Thomasville. The family will receive friends Friday, July 14, 2017 at 11 a.m., one hour prior to the service. Sign the register book on-line at www.whiddonshiverfuneralhome.com. Whiddon-Shiver Funeral Home
Published on July 13, 2017
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