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Susan Darden Harrell

December 19, 1924 - April 25, 2022

JACKSON, NC – Susan Darden Harrell, age 97, of Calhoun Street, passed away peacefully on Monday, April 25, 2022 at her home.

Mrs. Harrell was born on December 19, 1924 to Paul C. Darden and Esther Yelverton Darden in Freemont, NC. Susan was a devoted homemaker that cherished her family dearly, especially her grandchildren. She was an excellent cook, enjoyed gardening, knitting, and trips to the beach. She was a great pianitst, organist and choir director. She was loved by her family and friends and will be deeply missed.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Brode H. Harrell, Sr., a brother, Paul C. Darden, Jr., and a sister, Esther Louise Davis.

Susan  is survived by her daughter, Susan Leuthold and husband Dale of Ocean Isle Beach, NC; two sons, Brode H. Harrell, Jr., and Paul R. Harrell and wife Dixie, both of Jackson; three granddaughters, Elizabeth S. Mendonca and husband Ken of Wilmington, NC, Meredith S. Harrell, and Rebecca W. Harrell, both of Jackson; three grandsons, Christopher B. Harrell and fiancé Mary Kornegay of Raleigh, NC, Brode H. Harrell and wife Megan of Jackson, and Paul D. Harrell of Durham, NC; two great-granddaughters, Ella Harrell, and Josie Harrell, both of Jackson; special caregivers, Laverne, Casandra, Gretchen, and Mary; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 11:00 am at the Jackson Cemetery, Jackson, NC, with Rev. Billy Howell and Rev. Warren Heitzenrater officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Masonic Home for Children, 600 College St, Oxford, NC 27565 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Rich Square Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Harrell family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting


Service Information

Service Information

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022

Time: 11:00 am


Jackson Cemetery

Liverman Street
Jackson, NC 27845

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