Johnny Richard Harrell, 69, of Smyrna, Tenn., died Oct. 12, 2013, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.
Mr. Harrell was a retired U.S. Army veteran and served as a paratrooper.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Harrell and Leary Mae Leyhew Harrell, and his son, Ricky Harrell.
Mr. Harrell is survived by his brothers, Irvin Harrell and Harvey Lee Harrell, both of Murfreesboro; and four sisters, Rachel Douglas, of Murfreesboro, Mattie Johnson, of Smyrna, Betty Jean Adams, of Portland, Tenn., and Susie Mae Harrell of Murfreesboro.
Visitation with the family will be held from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, located at 820 S. Church St. in Murfreesboro.
A funeral service for Mr. Harrell will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home, with Gaylon Dawson officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, located in Nashville.
Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.
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