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Leak Memory Chapel

945 Lincoln Road, Montgomery, AL

OBITUARY

Marianne Sellars Harrell

July 26, 1939May 19, 2020
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Marianne Sellars Harrell, age 80, of Montgomery, Alabama passed away on Tuesday May 19, 2020. Marianne was born July 26, 1939 in Panama City, Florida to Evelyn Sellars and D. M. Sellars.

Marianne is survived by; daughter Krysta Renee' Shaner and son Joe Carl (Michele) Harrell Jr.; sister Betty Jo Krause; granddaughters Kristen (Jason) Hagler, Tiffany (Adam) LeGear, grandson Chance Harrell, granddaughter Samantha Shaner, grandson Cash Harrell, great grandchildren Lanie Hagler and Heaven LeGear.

Marianne was preceded in death by her husband Joe Carl Harrell Sr.; her parents, D. M. Sellars and Evelyn Sellars. Mrs. Harrell finished her occupational career as an accountant but she was also a PE teacher and a wonderful mother and grandmother. Marianne enjoyed bowling, softball, dog sitting and encouraging her grandchildren. She loved the beach but she was passionate about her church family at Ridgecrest Baptist in Montgomery. Always quick to help others, Marianne volunteered with The Gayfer Girls, the Fun Time Band, Senior Advantage and various other groups throughout the community. A visitation for Marianne will be held Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Leak Memory Chapel, followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 1:00 PM. A graveside will occur Wednesday, May 27, 2020 at 12:00 PM at Beal Memorial Cemetery, 316 Beal Parkway NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.

Serving as pallbearers are Jason Hagler, Adam LeGear, Nick Edwards and Tom Smith.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marianne's memory may be made to American Diabetes Association; and Montgomery Area Council on Aging.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.Leak-MC.com for the Harrell family.

  • FAMILY

  • Krysta Renee' Shaner, Daughter
  • Joe Carl (Michele) Harrell Jr., Son
  • Kristen (Jason) Hagler, Granddaughter
  • Tiffany (Adam) LeGear, Granddaughter
  • Chance Harrell, Grandson
  • Samantha Shaner, Granddaughter
  • Cash Harrell, Grandson
  • Lanie Hagler, Great Grandchild
  • Heaven LeGear, Great Grandchild
  • Betty Jo Krause, Sister
  • Joe Carl Harrell Sr., Husband (deceased)
  • D. M. Sellars, Father (deceased)
  • Evelyn Sellars, Mother (deceased)

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  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jason Hagler, Active Pallbearer
  • Adam LeGear, Active Pallbearer
  • Nick Edwards, Active Pallbearer
  • Tom Smith, Active Pallbearer
  • DONATIONS

  • American Diabetes Association
  • Montgomery Area Council on Aging

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Tuesday, May 26, 2020

  • Graveside

    Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Memories

Marianne Sellars Harrell

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Ivan González

May 27, 2020

She was alway a joy to see at church, or running into her in the hallway, always ,always smiling , May we keep her smiling going for ever, have a great time in heaven...see you later!

Linda Wimberly Byers

May 23, 2020

Remembering Marianne from Bay County High School days, graduating class of 1957, and her athletic abilities. Praying for each of you in your loss of a very special lady.

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