Rev. Carl K. Harrell, Jr.
January 23, 1939 – April 30, 2021
Funeral services for Rev. Carl K. Harrell, Jr., 82, of Cairo, GA, are at 3:00 p.m., Monday, May 3, 2021, at the First Baptist Church of Cairo, GA. Rev. Chris Allen, Rev. Steve Golden and Rev. Kerry Dinkins will officiate. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Cairo, GA. Rev. Harrell passed away at his home on Friday, April 30, 2021.
Active pallbearers will be Billy Oram, Robert Thompson, Michael Best, Will Oram, Micah Oram and Jonathan Oram.
Rev. Harrell was born on January 23, 1939, in Augusta, GA, to the late Carl K. Harrell, Sr. and Lillie Mae Griffin Harrell. He served his country in the United States Army. On March 12, 1965, he married Lee Fields Harrell, who survives. Carl graduated from Glascock County High School, Brewton Parker College, Oklahoma University and the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. After farming for many years in Gibson, GA, he served his Lord for 45 years as Pastor in various churches in Georgia, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Survivors include: his wife of fifty-seven years, Lee F. Harrell of Cairo, GA; children, Fran Harrell of Richmond Hill, GA, Deborah Lynn Oram (Billy) of Mayette, Haiti, Deborah Marie Thompson (Robert) of Bainbridge, GA; grandchildren, Joshua Oram (Jessica) of Charlotte, NC, Luke Oram (Braeden) of Charlotte, Will Oram, Micah Oram, Jonathan Oram, all of Mayette, Haiti, a future granddaughter expected in September, Eleanor Thompson of Bainbridge, GA; great-grandchildren, Henry Oram, Daniel Oram of Charlotte, NC; brother-in-law, Earl Pulliam of Newnan, GA; and a sister-in-law, Barbara Harrell of Salisbury, NC.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; sister, Barbara Harrell Pulliam; and a brother, Joseph Harrell.
Memorials may be made in Rev. Harrell’s memory to: Genesis 2:15 Ministries, P. O. Box 682, Cairo, GA 39828.
The family will receive friends at the Fellowship Hall of the First Baptist Church on Monday, May 3, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Friends are welcome to visit the family in their home.