Mary  Lou Harrell

Mary Lou Harrell


July 22, 1942 – June 13 2011

SELMA – Mary Lou Dunnivan Harrell, 68, died Monday.  A native of Piedmont, WV she was daughter to the late Charles Beryl & Lavine Martin Dunnivan.  She worked at Dortohea Dix Hospital.  She gave of her time being involved with the “Junk Band” nursing home ministry, volunteering with her church and loved helping others.  She lived as we are all asked to loving others more than we love ourselves and loving the Lord  her God with all her heart, all her soul , and all her mind.

She is survived by her children, Tonya Harrell of Selma, & Faith Marie Hall of Cary, sister, Linda Kay Dunnivan Johnston (Stanley) of Fisher W. VA.  She was preceded in death by siblings, Morgan & James Dunnivan.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Samaritans Purse or Alzheimer’s Association.

Funeral service 3 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 2-3 pm prior to the service.  Burial to follow in Union Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.  Share your memories, photos, or condolences at

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