Edd Harrell, age 78, of Hampton, passed away on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center Community Living Center.
Mr. Harrell was born in Hampton to the late John and Leccie Barnes Harrell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lula Harrell; five brothers, Jim, Dayton, Charlie, Bill and J.H. Harrell; three sisters, Georgia Sluder, Freddie Burrough and Juanita Harrell; and one son, J. Edward Harrell.
Mr. Harrell had worked in the construction business and attended Limestone Cove Christian Church. He was a United States Army veteran and enjoyed fishing, camping and baseball.
Survivors include one step daughter, Polly Elizabeth Sliker and husband, Russ, Rincon, GA; one step granddaughter, Amanda Coleman Bryant and husband, Adam, Pooler, GA; one step grandson, Jeremy Coleman and wife, Dana, Springfield, GA; his fiancée, Glenna Bennett, of the home; great grandchildren, Garrett and Ansley Coleman; step daughter, Kathy Padgett and husband, Jim, Kingsport, TN; and his special friends, Phil Shull, Hampton, Tommy and April Griffin, Darrell Moody, GA, Conner Berry, GA, and Joe Richardson, of Poga. Several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.
A memorial service for Mr. Edd Harrell will be conducted at 7:00 PM on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in the Chapel of Peace at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Mr. Wayne Mottern and Mr. Paul Lane, ministers, officiating.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM-7:00 PM in the funeral home chapel, prior to the service on Saturday; or at the home at anytime.
The family will hold a private disposition at a later time.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to the American Cancer Society, ? Lou Cooter, 415 Washington Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Harrell family. Office 423-542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.