The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)

February 28, 2014

Willie Christine Harvell, of Locust, died Feb. 24, 2014, at age 91


Thursday, February 27, 2014 — Willie Christine Harvell, 91 years of age, of Locust, passed away Monday, February 24, 2014.

Ms. Harvell was born March 29, 1922, in North Carolina, to the late Herbert Lee Efird and the late Matokie Louvine Efird. She was also preceded in death by her husband in 2012, Walter Lee Harvell and grandson, Jonathan  Taylor.

The family will receive friends from 12-1 p.m. Friday, February 28, 2014, at Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland. The funeral service will be on Friday, February 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Hartsell Funeral Home’s Chapel in Midland, officiated by the Rev. Richard Collins. Burial will follow at the Community Baptist Church Cemetery at 818 N. Central Ave., Locust.

Survivors include daughters, Dianne Taylor of Locust, N.C., Willie Rose Thompson of Monroe, N.C. and Rebecca Lynne Gardner of Locust, N.C.; brother, Gene Efird of Charlotte, N.C., seven grandchildren; and  seven great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001.

Hartsell Funeral Home of Midland is serving the Harvell family.

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