OBITUARY

Barbara Jones Harrell

August 28, 1927August 7, 2018
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Norfolk - Barbara Jones Harrell, 90, passed away on Aug. 7, 2018 in Kill Devil Hills, NC. She was born on Aug. 28, 1927 to the late Norman and Anna Houchins Jones. Growing up in Ocean View, Barbara enjoyed spending her time at the beach. Since 1941, she was a member of Miles United Methodist Church and she truly lived her faith. Barbara was very talented musically, playing both organ and piano for many local churches, being a choir director, and teaching music education to elementary public schools. She was active in several organizations including: Christian Women's Club, Christian Business & Professional Women, Association of Education of Office Professionals, Tidewater Chapter of American Guild of Organist, and the Circus Fans of America. Another passion of hers was traveling all over the world.

She is preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Harrell. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Norman Thomas Harrell and his wife Laura; and dear cousin, Dr. N. Thomas Connally and his wife Judy.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Sun. Aug. 12, 2018 at Miles Memorial UMC with a service to begin at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. You may offer condolences to the family at www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Norman Thomas Harrell and his wife Laura, Son
  • Dr. N. Thomas Connally and his wife Judy, Cousin
  • Nancy Harrell, Daughter
  • Norman and Anna Houchins Jones, Parents

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, August 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Sunday, August 12, 2018
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Biography

Norfolk - Barbara Jones Harrell, 90, passed away on Aug. 7, 2018 in Kill Devil Hills, NC. She was born on Aug. 28, 1927 to the late Norman and Anna Houchins Jones. Growing up in Ocean View, Barbara enjoyed spending her time at the beach. Since 1941, she was a member of Miles United Methodist Church and she truly lived her faith. Barbara was very talented musically, playing both organ and piano for many local churches, being a choir director, and teaching music education to elementary public schools. She was active in several organizations including: Christian Women's Club, Christian Business & Professional Women, Association of Education of Office Professionals, Tidewater Chapter of American Guild of Organist, and the Circus Fans of America. Another passion of hers was traveling all over the world.

She is preceded in death by her daughter, Nancy Harrell. Left to cherish her memory are her son, Norman Thomas Harrell and his wife Laura; and dear cousin, Dr. N. Thomas Connally and his wife Judy.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m., Sun. Aug. 12, 2018 at Miles Memorial UMC with a service to begin at 3:00 p.m. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery. You may offer condolences to the family at www.smithandwilliamskempsville.com.