2017-01-19 / Obituaries


Cecile Florine Payne Harrell, 98, of Grove Hill died Jan. 16, 2017 at Jackson Health Care Facility.

She was born Nov. 10, 1918 in Jackson to Dennis Franklin and Cora Lynn Payne. She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church, Order of the Eastern Star and the Alabama Farm Bureau. She was a retired seamstress with Vanity Fair.

Survivors include her five grandchildren, Teresa (Michael) Badonsley, Kim (Tank) Wilson, Ashlee (Regina) Harrell, Chris (Barbara) Harrell and Kelly (Amy) Harrell; two sisters, Jimmie Allen Payne Smith and Gloria P. Palmer; 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henley Harrell, her parents, Dennis Franklin and Cora Lynn Payne, daughter, Martha E. Harrell, son, Henley “Wayne” Harrell, grandson, Gregory Scott Harrell, two brothers, Joe Frank Payne and Gordon Payne.

The service was Jan. 18 at 12 noon with Rev. Benny Harrison officiating. Burial was in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Grove Hill.

Active pallbearers were Harry Harrell, Jim Allen, David Beck, Grant Odom, Jim Howell and Buddy Eubanks.

Memorials may be made to Pilots for Christ, P.O. Box 707, Monroeville, AL 36461.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


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