Obituary: Maxie Estelle Harrell
Maxie Estelle Harrell, age 87, died Sunday, September 14, 2014 in Marianna. Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday, September 19, 2014 at Beggs Funeral Home in Madison, Florida,with burial at Ebenezer Cemetery. Visitation will be 1 hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home. She was born in Athens, AL on June 16, 1927 to the late George and Myrtle Franklin. She moved to Tampa, Florida at the age of eight and lived there until her marriage to T. W. Harrell in 1944. They moved to Madison County, Florida where they raised their children. Later years she lived in Marianna, Florida to be closer to her oldest daughter, Sheila. She retired from the State of Florida where she worked with the (WIC) Women, Infant, Children’s program. She had a real sweet spirit and was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, Marianna, FL. She enjoyed life no matter what hardships came her way she would deal with it and smile. She will be remembered for her kindness and creativity and for her love and loyalty to her family. She was a beautiful lady, loving mother and wife. She is survived by six children: Sheila Adams (Jimmy), Jimmie Agnes Lundgren (Steven), Ted Harrell (Suzanne), G. W. Harrell (Hope), Rick Harrell (Linda Lee), Susie Atwood (J. R) and ten grandchildren: Jeannie Johnson (Matt), Landis Adams (Suzanne, Taylor Harrell, Leslie Harrell, Kelsey Harrell, Travis Harrell (Olivia), Madison Harrell, Maxwell Harrell, Delaney Atwood, Bellamy Atwood; Six Great grandchildren. Her loving husband T. W. Harrell preceded her in death in 1971.