Walter Thurston Harrell
November 12, 1946 – January 8, 2016
WILLOW SPRINGS – Walter Thurston Harrell, 69, died Friday. A native of Wake County he was son to the late Marshall & Evelyn Medlin Harrell. He retired from Dorthea Dix Hospital. Walter loved Christmas and family reunions. He was preceded in death by daughter, Faith Marie Harrell Hall, & the mother of his children, Mary Lou Harrell.
He is survived by his daughter, Tonya Harrell of Selma, adopted son, Matthew Beckham, sisters, Marsha Bowman of Knightdale & Sue Hamilton of Zebulon.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Research.
Funeral service 2 pm Monday with visitation from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm prior to the service, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC, 27591.