SFC (Ret) Marvin Lewis Harrell Sr., 79, went home to be with God Dec. 7, 2020.
He was born Nov. 17, 1941 in Chesapeake, Va., in an area called South Hill. He attended Daleville Christian Fellowship where he was ordained as a deacon. He was a faithful member of the church where he worked in the food pantry, coached sports activities and drove the church van. He was saved and loved the Lord. He was very loving and generous and was very proud of his service to God and his country. He served in Vietnam, Germany and Korea for over 30 years and retired a SFC. He worked as a helicopter mechanic in the military and as a civilian.
Mr. Harrell was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Charles and Virginia Harrell; his brothers, Dallas, Earl, Dwight, Willie C. and Steven.
Survivors include his loving wife, Frances Elaine Harrell of Daleville; two sisters, Marcella Coles and Veronica (Theodore) of Tutwiler, Norfolk, Va.; three daughters, Cynthia (Paul) Quier of Enterprise, Diane (John) Wigglesworth of San Antonio, Texas and Suzette (Dennis) Meeks of Suffolk, Va.; two sons, Marvin Jr. (Yolanda) Harrell of Alabaster and Randall Harrell of Daleville; his loving grandchildren, Drake McLeod, Tyler, Kyle and Conner Harrell, Randy and Ty Harrell, Robert, Timothy and Tasha Johnson, Faith, Adriana, Elizabeth and John boy Wigglesworth, Cassandra Harrell, Christopher Harrell and Brittney (Robert) Broughton, David Wade Jr., and Morgan, Matthew and Justin Meeks; a host of great-grandchildren, family and friends.
Graveside service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 14, 2020 at the Alabama National Cemetery located in Montevallo.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to the following for their loving care given to Mr. Harrell during his illness: Rainey Mack, Lisa and Patricia and Dayspring Hospice.
To sign the register book or to send condolences to the family, please visit our website at www.searcyfuneralhome.com.
Searcy Funeral Home & Crematory, 725 South Daleville Avenue, Daleville, AL 36322, (334) 599-1234