Smith Memory Chapel

755 Atlanta Hwy., Se, Winder, GA


Christopher Jeffrey Harwell

August 7, 1957October 22, 2019

Christopher Jeffrey Harwell, age 62 of Winder, went to be with the Lord October 22, 2019.

Born August 7,1957, he was native of Barrow County. He was a member of Union Baptist Church in Winder, Georgia. Chris was the son of the late Joe C. and Frances Harwell.

Chris was a heavy equipment operator and worked in construction most of his adult life. He was preceded in death by brother, Joe Harwell, Jr.; sister, Beth Nix; and nephew, Haven Nix.

Survivors include sister and brother-in-law, Jennie and Dick Mitchell; brother-in-law, Louis Griffith; niece, Katie Pruitt; nephew, Benjamin Nix; great nieces and nephew, Maci Gosnell, Kayla Gosnell, Abby Jo Gosnell, Abel Gosnell, Osee Nix, and Elizabeth Nix; step-son, Jeremiah Bridgeman;.

Memorial services will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Smith Funeral Home with Wade Grizzle officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the Funeral Home one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Winder First United Methodist Church, Union Baptist Church, or a charity of your choice.

Smith Funeral Home, Winder, is entrusted with the arrangements.


  • Visitation Sunday, October 27, 2019
  • Memorial Service Sunday, October 27, 2019


Christopher Jeffrey Harwell

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David Page

October 27, 2019

I have known Chris since the first grade. He was a good friend and I'm sadden that he has passed. I so enjoyed going to his house when we were in elementary school at holsenbeck for spend the night party. I wish we had been closer as we grew older. My prayers go out to his family