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Jim and Brooks Harrell went to be with the Lord Friday evening, March 1st, 2019. Funeral services are 11 A.M. Thursday March 7 at North Greenwood Baptist Church with Rev. Al Different officiating. Interment will be 3 P.M. at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation is from 9-11 in the church sanctuary.
Jim and Brooks were both born in Greenwood. Jim Grew up in Sidon and Brooks in Cruger. Both graduated from Cruger-Tchula Academy. Brooks attended Ole Miss and Delta State before receiving her RN degree from MS Delta Community College. Jim also attended MDCC.
Brooks was a registered nurse and had worked for the Greenwood Leflore Hospital and the Greenwood Orthopedic clinic. Jim was a Licensed Professional Land Surveyor and co-owned Harrell Surveying with his brother Trent. He and his brother had enjoyed working together for ten successful years in their business.
Both loved the Lord, their church and music, which was evident by their devoted participation in worship and education at the Cruger Baptist Church, where they were members. She played the bass guitar and sang while he played the guitar for their praise team. Likewise, they both shared their talent teaching children in the pre-school department.
Jim loved hunting and fishing and shared many hours together with his oldest son Allen. He also enjoyed spending time with his youngest son Trace, on the baseball field. He assisted coaching his team at Stribbling park and on the Delta Storm travel team.
Both enjoyed their family, especially the boys, and Brooks’ favorite days were when she was able to spend time with her Niece, Daisy
Brooks and Jim are survived by their two sons, Allen and Trace Harrell and 14 Nieces and Nephews.
Brooks is also survived by her parents; Janet and Wyche Hooker, two sisters; Lisa Huddleston (Tim) and Tricia Poe (Riley) all of Greenwood and a brother; Steve Hooker (Missy) of Santa Rosa Beach FL.
Jim is also survived by his father and step-mother; Jimmy and Helen Harrell, his mother and step-father; Patricia and Joe Favara of Greenwood; a sister, Kristi Gentry (Jimmy) of Mt. Home, AR, a brother, Trenton Harrell (Amanda) and his grandmother, Mattie McKay of Greenwood.
Pallbearers will be Trey Winters, Sandy Weathers, Taylor Thatch, Eric Thompson, Jeff Reeves, Doyle McKay, Royce McKay, Tim Johnson, Doug Goss, Michael Avant, Dewayne Wiggins and David Ouzts. Honorary pallbearers are Aubrey Shaw, Jamie Rodgers, Kenny Jones, Robert Harrell, Steve Young and Patrick Gentry.
Memorials may be made to Cruger Baptist Church.