JoAnn Parker Harrell


Mrs. JoAnn Parker Harrell, age 77, of Old Highway 41, Adairsville, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at Redmond Regional Medical Center.

She was born in Adairsville, Georgia, September 14, 1940, daughter of the late Rev. Jessie J. Parker and Bessie Cochran Parker. Mrs. Harrell was a member of Stoner Chapel Baptist Church. An avid flower gardener, she always had the most beautiful yard. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, and brothers, Harry Parker, Bradley Parker, and Lloyd Parker.

Survivors include her loving husband of 56 years, Wendell Harrell of Adairsville; son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Janna Harrell; grandson, Bryce Harrell; sisters, Myrtle Abernathy of Adairsville, Annette (Carl) Gay of Adairsville, Linda (Joel) Hyde of Cartersville, Esdell (Jimmy) Watkins of Calhoun, Debbie Paker of Cartersville and, Wynelle (Tim) Roach of Canton; brother, Darrell (Pam) Parker of Adairsville; sister-in-law, Hilda Parker of Adairsville; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018, at 2:00 PM at Stoner Chapel Baptist Church with Reverends David Baker, Stephen Moore, and Reggie Nation officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers include her Eric Abernathy, Keith Watkins, Steven Watkins, Tyler Roach, Rodney Parker, Ethan Abernathy, and Bo Edwards. Honorary pallbearer will be Earon Parker.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00PM at Stoner Chapel Baptist Church, Adairsville.

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R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, is in charge of the funeral arrangements for Mrs. JoAnn Parker Harrell.