B. Clinton Harrell, Sr.

B. Clinton Harrell, Sr.

Suffolk , VA
07.05.1925 - 01.02.2020

B. Clinton Harrell, Sr., 94, passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2020. He was the son of the late Eva and Clem Harrell. He is preceded in death by his first wife, Emmeline Holland Harrell; six brothers, three sisters and a daughter, Reba F. Harrell.

Clinton served in the Army during WWII. He was a member of Somerton Friends Meeting and a member of McAlister Lodge #170 for 70 years. He volunteered with Friends Disaster Service. He retired from Lipton Tea after 34 years. He had great love for his family and was passionate about helping others.

He is survived by his wife, Marie H. Harrell; children, Janet H. Detch of Woodstock, GA and Clint Harrell, Jr. (Lelia) of Suffolk, VA; grandchildren, Stacey Christenbury (Kenneth) and Matthew Harrell (Lindsay) and great-grandson, Aven Christenbury. He is also survived by his step-children, Devon Hewitt (Georgia) of Windsor and Denise Spady (Frank) of Chuckatuck; step-grandchildren, Christopher Hewitt (Jessica), Ryan Hewitt (Lyndsey) and Anne Barden Spady; step-great grandchildren, Brynne Hewitt, Isla Hewett and Landon Hewitt.

A funeral service will be conducted on Sunday, January 5, 2020 in the R.W. Baker Funeral Home and Crematory at 2 PM. Burial will follow at Somerton Friends Meeting, 5329 Quaker Drive Suffolk 23437. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 7 to 8:30 PM at R.W. Baker Funeral Home and Crematory. Memorial donations may be made to Somerton’s Friend Cemetery Fund, 5329 Quaker Drive, Suffolk, VA 23434 or the American Heart Association, 4669 South Blvd #103, Virginia Beach, VA. 23452 Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com.

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
United States

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R.W. Baker & Company Funeral Home
509 W Washington St
Suffolk, VA 23434
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Somerton Friends Meeting
3239 Quaker Dr.
Suffolk , VA 23437
United States


I sincere condolences to the Family, as I shared the the Obituary with my dad Reginald Carr Harrell, he went on and on of stories of Clinton. His favorite memory is of Clinton picking up his nieces and nephews in the horse and cart for church.

Kristen Carr Harrell-Zerbst

Bucky and I send our sincere condolences to all the family. He was such a nice man, and it was always a pleasure to run into him and Marie. Holding the family close in our hearts.

Kay W. Hurley

Holly and I wish to reach out with our hearts and prayers to the family of B. Clinton Harrell. He was my great Uncle who I've never met but knowing he was a Harrell speaks volumes of his commitment and love for family, service to others, and integrity with God. Blessings to you.
Robert Newman Harrell - Eagle, ID

Robert Harrell

Sending prayers to Reba and family. May god vonfort you during this time of loss.

Edith A.Baird

I am so sorry to hear of Clint's passing. His was certainly a life well lived. I worked with him for many years at Lipton and never heard him say a bad word about anybody - a true gentleman. May he Rest in Peace.

Richard Evans

Sincere sympathy to the entire Harrell family. Mr. Clinton was certainly a good man and wonderful father. A good neighbor when I was tiny and lived in the neighborhood. May he rest in peace. God bless all the family as they mourn his loss and celebrate his life.

Johnny & Joan Fowler Minter

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Clinton was a wonderful man and it was a great privilege to know him and think him as a friend. We remember with special fondness the visits he and Marie made to us after we moved to Fancy Gap oft as

Tony Lowe and Judy Upchurch

Dear Marie and Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Jessie and I always enjoyed talking with Clint. I know that he will be missed. We will continue to keep you in our prayers.
Jessie and Shirley Snead

Shirley Snead

We are thinking of your family and are sorry for your loss. Sending love your way!
Brooke & Calem Jenkins

Brooke Jenkins

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