Jim and Brooks Harrell went to be with the Lord Friday evening, March 1, 2019.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at North Greenwood Baptist Church with the Rev. Al Different officiating. Interment will be at 3 p.m. at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Lexington. Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. 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 R.N. degree from Mississippi 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 10 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 preschool 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, and two sisters, Lisa Huddleston (Tim) and Tricia Poe (Riley), all of Greenwood; and a brother, Steve Hooker (Missy) of Santa Rosa Beach, Florida.
Jim is also survived by his father and stepmother, Jimmy and Helen Harrell; his mother and stepfather, Patricia and Joe Favara of Greenwood; a sister, Kristi Gentry (Jimmy) of Mountain Home, Arkansas; and a brother, Trenton Harrell (Amanda), and his grandmother, Mattie McKay, of Greenwood.
Pallbearers will be Trey Winters, Sandy Weathers, Taylor Thach, Eric Thompson, Jeff Reeves, Doyle McKay, Royce McKay, Tim Johnson, Doug Goss, Michael Avant, Dewayne Wiggins and David Ouzts. Honorary pallbearers will be Aubrey Shaw, Jamie Rodgers, Kenny Jones, Robert Harrell, Steve Young and Patrick Gentry.
Memorials may be made to Cruger Baptist Church.
An online guestbook may be signed at www.greenwooddeltafh.com. Greenwood Delta Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.