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Ellen Lypell Harrell, 91, of El Dorado, passed away, Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at the John R. Williamson Hospice House. She was born November 23, 1927 to Daniel Foster Wilson and Katie Arlene Cox Wilson in Houston, MS. She was a member of Hickory Grove Chapel and was a homemaker.

Preceding her in death are her parents; husband, Cecil B. Harrell; and eleven brothers and sisters.

Survivors include her son, Larry Harrell of El Dorado; three daughters, Sallie Jerry of Mansfield, AR, Kathy Harrell of Poteau, OK, Becky Hanry of El Dorado; brother, Fred Wilson (Brenda) of Saltillo, MS; sister, Linda Funderburk of Mountain View, AR; fourteen grandchildren, Steve Harrell (Cathy), Bill Harrell (Tavia), Jeremy Ibert (Kim), Leah Reed (Mark), Hal Jerry (Misty), Rhett Hanry (Holly), Elizabeth Roop (Sam), Andy Jerry (Rachel), Ryan Hanry (Stephanie), Lindsey Agee (David), Kara Foreman (Travis), Stacy Foster (Randy), Sylvia Rainwater (Scotty), Lisa Hansen (Ronald); twenty-four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Young’s.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at Young’s Chapel. Burial will follow at Caledonia Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Directors. Memorials may be made to the John R. Williamson Hospic House, 2301 Champagnolle Rd. El Dorado, AR 71730.

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