BENTON, Ky. - Ruby Earlene Harrell, age 84 of Benton, KY passed away Friday, March 15, 2013, at 8:51 AM at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY.
Born February 15, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio, she attended the Jackson School in Marshall County, was a homemaker and a member of the New Zion Baptist Church.
Surviving are one daughter, Earlene McKendree, husband Gary of Benton, KY, two brothers, Randall Harrell, wife Beverly of Benton, KY and Jimmy Harrell, wife Charlotte of Benton, KY, two sisters, Nora Stone of Benton, KY and Mary Thweatt, husband Bill of Benton, KY.
She was preceded in death by her father, Eukley Harrell, her mother, Helen (Darnall) Harrell, one brother-in-law, Johnny Stone.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY, with Rev. Rodney Wallace and Rev. C. C. Brasher officiating. Interment will follow the service in the New Zion Cemetery, Benton, KY.
The family will receive friends from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday, March 18, 2013, at Collier Funeral Home in Benton, KY.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to the New Zion Cemetery Fund, c/o Loretta Rudolph, 3278 Jackson School Rd., Benton, KY 42025.