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Information for Billy D. Harrell

21 June, 1929 - 23 August, 1987

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1987
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Billy Harrell

    Graveside services for Billy D. Harrell, 58, of Nampa, who died Sunday, Aug. 23, at home of natural causes, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Elder Charles Whipple of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate, under the direction of Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Friends may meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Harrell was born June 21, 1929, at Gage, Okla., to Troy S. and Wanda Riddle Harrell.  He attended school in Gage until the family moved to Nampa in 1943.  He graduated from Nampa High School in 1947.
    He joined the Army National Guard and in 1951 went into active duty with the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.  He was honorably discharged in 1953.
    He married Marie Reeves June 9, 1956, at Reno, Nev., and they made their home in Nampa.
    He worked at the Union Pacific Fruit Express Shops in Nampa until ill health forced him to retire in 1985.
    He is survived by-his wife-of Nampa: a daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Chris Cody of Meridian; a son, Spencer Shane Harrell, at home; his mother, Wanda Harrell of Nampa; a brother, Gary D. Harrell of Nampa; two sisters, Linda (Mrs. George) Peirsol of Nampa and Karen S. Flakenstien of Corona, Calif.; two grandchildren; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his father in 1973.
    Friends may call at the Nampa Alsip chapel Tuesday until 9 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    Memorials may be made to the Mercy Medical Center Hospice Program, 1512 12th. Ave. Road, Nampa 83651; or flowers may be sent.


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