Robert Levi Harrell

Published 7:03 am Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Oct. 17, 1921 –

May 14, 2013

Robert Levi Harrell, 91, of Bainbridge, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Memorial Manor Nursing Home.

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The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at Prosperity Primitive Baptist Church, with Elder Walter Todd officiating. Interment will follow at Prosperity Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, with his grandsons, Brian Harrell, Stevens Culverson and Carson Inlow, and his nephews, John Wayne Harrell, Winfred Harrell, Myron Harrell, James Harrell, Richard Dean, and Byrl Harrell serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at Ivey Funeral Home. Memorial Donations may be made to Prosperity Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Dorothy Morris, 369 Martin Road, Bainbridge, GA 39817.

Mr. Harrell was born Oct. 17, 1921, in Bainbridge,  the son of Levi Pender Harrell and Earle Brock Harrell. He was a graduate of Mt. Pleasant High School and was a lifelong farmer in Decatur County. Mr. Harrell was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, was a deacon and member of Prosperity Primitive Baptist Church, and was a member of Farm Bureau.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Doris Dollar Harrell; and his siblings, John Madison Harrell, Christine Adams, Iona Dean and Claree Pate.

Survivors include his sons, Danny Harrell and his wife, Bonnie, of Bainbridge, and David Harrell of Atlanta, Ga.; his daughters, Jan Culverson and her husband, Steve, of Bainbridge, and LeAnn Inlow and her husband, Billy, of Bainbridge; his brother, B. Marvin Harrell and his wife, Margie, of Bainbridge; his five grandchildren, Brian Harrell, Ansley Livingston, Stevens Culverson, Claire Culverson, and Carson Inlow; and his five great-grandchildren, Kegan, Tristan, Draiha, Cayden and Dylan.

Ivey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.