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Obit For Rebecca Turner Harrell
Headline AUNT REBECCA HARRELL PASSES AWAY WEDNESDAY
Text Rebecca Turner, daughter of the late James and Elizabeth Turner, was born July 16, 1855 and departed this life March 22, 1933 at her home in Wheaton at the age of 77 years, 8 months and 6 days. She was united in marriage to Tom Bradley about 1872, who passed away about two years later. She married S.S. Hemecker May 9, 1880 and he lived only one year. In 1888 she was united in marriage to J. R. Harrell, who preceded her in death nine years. She was converted early in life and joined the Presbyterian church at Bethlehem, near Rocky Comfort, but later united with the Prosperity Baptist church at Rocky Comfort. After she moved to Wheaton a few years ago she transferred her membership to the First Baptist church of Wheaton where she was a devoted member at the time of her death.

"Aunt Becca", as she was known to her neighbors and friends has spent most of her life in and near Wheaton and had a wide circle of friends who will miss her greatly. Although she had no children of her own, she was a "mother" to many and loved to serve those of her loved one who from time to time came to visit her and always met with a warm welcome at her door. She loved her church and home and was always ready to serve her church and community.

Funeral services are beginning conducted today, Thursday, March 23, by Rev. Chas. Vanzandt. Burial will be made in the Corsicana cemetery under the direction of Belka Funeral Home.

Research Note: Buried at Corsicana and there was tombstone repair. There was a photo posted, which was provided by Jack Fly.

Rebecca A. Harrell
b July 16, 1855
d Mar. 22, 1933
Newspaper or Funeral Home Cassville Republican
Date March 23, 1933
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