Calvin HarrellJuly 21, 1924 ~ July 21, 2017 (age 93)
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Grove Baptist Church for Mr. Calvin Harrell, 93, of the Oak Grove Community, who passed away on Friday, July 21, 2017. Revs. James Cohorn and Rick LuAllen will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral Home will be in charge.
Mr. Harrell was a native and lifelong resident of Calhoun County. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Harrell was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during WWII in the Philippines. He was Master Mason at Duke Lodge #574 F&AM. Mr. Harrell loved spending time the woods and was an avid Alabama football fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Dixie Harrell; sister, Verna Scales; and brother, Sherman Harrell.
Mr. Harrell is survived by his wife of 67 years, Sara Harrell; grandson, Kevin Woodard; granddaughter, Allison Woodard Smith; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Pallbearers will be Eddie Harrell, Travis Harrell, Mike Harrell, Marlin Harrell, Herb McCarley, and Ben Martin.
Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Oak Grove Baptist Church Men's Sunday School Class.
Special thanks to the Southern Care Hospice personnel and Irene Jones for their wonderful and compassionate support and care.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at the funeral home.
The body will lie in state one hour prior to service at the church.