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Ellis B. Harrell

September 15, 1929 October 14, 2018
Ellis B. Harrell
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Ellis Berl Harrell, age 89, went to be with the Lord on October 14, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was born on September 15, 1929 in Sallisaw, OK to Elk and Ellen (Arthur) Harrell. He grew up in Sallisaw and graduated in 1948. Shortly after high school, Ellis enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1951 and served for 3 years. Later moving to Odessa Texas and serving as a police officer for a short time. In 1955 Ellis re-enlisted in the U.S. Army and served for 21 years, retiring as an E-8 Master Sergeant in 1976. While he was enlisted he married his wife, Irmi (Subottka) Harrell in 1965 in Augsburg, Germany. Together they had two beautiful twin girls born in Augsburg, Germany on May 2nd 1966. He continued serving in the army and served two tours in Vietnam. After retiring, he went to work for the Daily Oklahoman as a Security Guard and later a Truck Driver hauling news print from Louisiana and South Texas. He had been a longtime resident of Mustang. He enjoyed his family, close friends, his coffee shop buddies, shooting guns, military collecting and model airplanes.
Ellis is survived by his daughter, Petra, husband Adam and grandson Montana Meinke. His former wife, Irmi Harrell. Also by his sister, Coeta Morrell. Twin brother, Earl Harrell. Step brothers, Tommy Harrell, Derwin and Darwin Harrell. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Jutta Harrell. Mother, Ellen (Arthur) Danner. Father, Elk Harrell. Uncle, Leonard Arthur. Sister in-law, Betty Harrell.

Services will be 10am at The Bridge Church in Mustang, OK on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Interment will follow in Mustang Cemetery.

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1:00 PM 10/17/2018 1:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
McNeil's Funeral Service

525 West Highway 152
PO Box 1616
Mustang, OK 73064

McNeil's Funeral Service
525 West Highway 152 Mustang 73064 OK
United States





10:00 AM 10/18/2018 10:00:00 AM
The Bridge Assembly of God

1116 W State Hwy 152
Mustang, OK 73064

The Bridge Assembly of God
1116 W State Hwy 152 Mustang 73064 OK
United States

Cemetery Details


Mustang Cemetery Final Resting Place

325 S. Mustang Road
Mustang, OK 73064

325 S. Mustang Road Mustang 73064 OK
United States

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