WAVERLY, La, Feb. 19. — (Special) — Funeral services for W. M. Harrell, 72, who died at his home three miles north of here Tuesday afternoon at 7 o'clock, were held Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the Delhi Baptist church with Rev. Alexander of Tallulah officiating.
Interment took place in the Delhi cemetery under the direction of Catron and Golden Funeral home of Oak Grove.
Mr. Harrell, a native of Mississippi who came to this vicinity in 1916, is survived by his widow; three daughters, Mrs. R. L. Sparks and Mrs. Ivy King of Waverly, and Mrs. Bessie Pace of Pelatchie, Miss.; three stepsons, Emmett Presley and Albert Presley of Waverly and Tom Presley of Memphis, Tenn.; and 25 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Published in The Monroe News-Star (LA), Thursday, February 19, 1942
Gravesite Details The above birth month/year is from his 1900 census record. Other records report: age 44 <1866>, 1910 census (Scott County, MS); age 52 <1868>, 1920 census (W. Carroll Parish, LA); age 69 <1871> 1940 census (Madison Parish, LA).
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