The Duncan Banner


May 7, 2011

Leroy Harwell

DUNCAN — Oct. 16, 1926 — May 6, 2011

Leroy Harwell, 84 of Duncan, passed away Friday, May 6, 2011 at his home in Duncan.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Monday, May 9, 2011 at Bible Baptist  Church with Rev. Jeremy Taylor officiating. Interment will be at the Duncan Cemetery under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.

Family visitation will be Sunday May 8, 2011 from 2 – 4 p.m. at the funeral home.

Leroy was born Oct. 16, 1926 in Lamar, to Roy & Alice (Clayton) Harwell, he worked for Western Welding in Duncan until he retired November 15, 1988, he was a veteran of W.W. II serving in the Philippines and was a member of Bible  Baptist Church. Leroy married Melba Smith June 3, 1950 in Van  Buren, Ark.

Leroy is survived by his wife; Melba of the home, son; Michael Harwell & wife Vonda of Comanche, daughter; Janice Owens & husband Keith of Ft. Cobb, Leroy was preceded in death by a daughter; Barbara in March 1952, brother; Lloyd Harwell & wife Glenna of Holdenville, sisters; Lucille Dyer & husband Ernest of Napa, Calif., Lorene Merrill of Kan., half sisters; Linda Curtis and Lela Bradley, grandchildren; Brandon, Sarah, Josiah, Hannah, Benjamin, Joseph and Brennon, great grandchildren; Jordan, Nicholas, Ewoyn.

Pallbearers will be the Grandson’s and Great Grandson’s

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