Johnny Harrelson

Born: Thu., Jun. 9, 1949
Died: Sun., May 2, 2010

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Mr. John (Johnny) Edward Harrelson 60, of Whiteville died Sunday, May 2, 2010. He was born June 9, 1949. He was a veteran of the US Army having served in Vietnam and received a Purple Heart. He was a volunteer with the Whiteville Fire & Rescue for more than twenty years. He retired from the Whiteville Fire Department due to his health. He was a member of Peace Baptist Church. The funeral service with US military and Whiteville Fire and Rescue honors will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at Peace Baptist Church by Rev. Chip Hannah. Interment will be in Peacock's Columbus Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 6:30 - 8:30 pm Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at Peacock Funeral Home. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Cordle Harrelson; a daughter, Johlynn Harrelson of Carrboro; a step daughter, Kimberly D. Williams and husband, Kevin of Bladenboro; a step grandson, Jarrett Williams; His mother, Ruby Harrelson McQueen of Elizabethtown; a sister, Kitty Rose Raynor and husband, Roscoe of Dublin. He was preceded in death by his late wife, Linda Hinson Harrelson, his father, McKinley Harrelson and a brother, Donald Harrelson. Memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice and Lifecare Center, 206 Warrior Trail, Whiteville, NC 28472

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Rose Simmons
   Posted Mon May 03, 2010
Sending our love, thoughts, & prayers to Johnny's family. He was a wonderful person and always had a smile on his face! Rest in peace. You will be missed. Love you, Gary & Rose

Carol Clark
   Posted Mon May 03, 2010
Johnny, You were such a fighter. Your strength, love for others and faith in God were so strong. Yesterday was a sad day for us but God is rejoicing so loudly to have you in His army now. You will be terribly missed but I am so blessed to have known you and called you my friend. I will see you one day!!

Murray, Sharon, & Marcy Bishop
   Posted Mon May 03, 2010
5-3-10 Dear Sandra,and Family, We wanted you to know you are in our thoughts, our hearts, and in our prayers. May it help you to know others care but most important GOD cares. May God mend your broken hearts, and give you strength, and comfort during this time and always. Love, Murray,Sharon,& Marcy

Hattie Matthews
   Posted Tue May 04, 2010
To The Harrelson Family: I am truly sorry for the loss of your dear love one. It is times like these, hearts are filled with pain and sorrow. However, please keep in mind God's promise found in the Bible at Revelation chapter 21, verse 4. It reads: "And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away." You have my sincere condolence.

JESSICA TURBEVILLE
   Posted Tue May 04, 2010
I ran with Mr. Johnny at Whiteville Rescue. He was truly a remarkable man, and was loved by many. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family and friends. He will truly be missed.

Darrel E. Ormes
   Posted Mon May 10, 2010
A good friend, a great soldier, a family man. I served with John in Viet Nam. I was with him when he was wounded on March 12, !969. Rest in pease my my brother, you will not be forgotten. Darrel E. Ormes

Tom Hennessey
   Posted Mon May 10, 2010
My condolences to the Harrelson family. Johnny and I served together in Vietnam in the 82d Airborne. James T. Hennessey, Jr. Colonel, US Army Retired B Company, 2-505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 82d Airborne.

Edward W. Lewis
   Posted Mon May 10, 2010
My condolences to the Harrelson family. I served in Viet Nam with Johnny. May he rest in peace.


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