Linda Joan Harrell

Published 9:49 am Wednesday, April 20, 2022

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Linda Joan Harrell, 67, passed away at her home in Toccoa, Ga. on April 15, 2022. Lindy was born May 18, 1954, in California to Willis E. and Shirley Joan Strawhecker Harrell. Lindy is survived by her siblings, Suzanne Harrell Brandt, Willis E. (Tim) Harrell (Alice), and Bonnie Harrell Provence (Dan); her nieces and nephews, Heather, Trevor, Tim, Jennifer, Aubrie, Daniel, Mina, Ada, Toby, Jenna, Cru, Charlee, and Emerie; numerous extended family, and beloved friends.

Lindy graduated from the Medical College of Georgia in 1982 and completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Ohio Valley Medical Center in Wheeling, W.Va. She had successful practices in Toccoa, Gainesville, and Dahlonega, Ga., and was Chief of Staff at Stephens County Hospital.

Following her retirement, Lindy was an active volunteer with Northeast Georgia CASA, the community food pantry, environmental preservation efforts, a women’s clinic, an equestrian therapy program for youth, and sex trafficking prevention programs. In 2021, she was named Northeast Georgia CASA’s Volunteer of the Year. Her work with CASA impacted multiple foster children and their families in northeast Georgia.  She was an active member of St. Matthias Episcopal Church in Toccoa.

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Lindy was devoted to her friends and family and loved them fiercely. She is loved eternally, and her memory will be treasured.

A public visitation will be held at Cox Funeral Home on a date to be announced.  On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home will be in charge of arrangements.