Betty Harmon
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Graveside services for Betty J. Atwell-Harmon, 76, of

Brookport, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Pell Cemetery in

Brookport with Rev. David W. Atwell officiating.

Pallbearers will be Richard Wooten, Alex Wooten, Casey Atwell, Dustin

Atwell, Brandon Heine and Larry Call.

Honorary pallbearers are Frank Copeland Jr. and Marine Sgt. Brad Atwell.

Mrs. Harmon died Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at 12:37 a.m. at Massac

Memorial Hospital.

Residing in Brookport, she was born on March 26, 1935.  She attended

the schools of Metropolis, graduating from Metropolis Community High

School in 1953.  

Mrs. Harmon will be remembered as a

bookkeeper/teller, having retired from Downstate Bank in Brookport. She attended the Christian Church in   Brookport.

She was one of eight children and was preceded in death by her

parents, John Francis and Geneva Schafter Francis; four brothers, John

Francis Jr., William Francis, Joe Francis and Stephen Francis;  two

sisters, Sue Gagnon, and  Wanda Banks; and  one grandson,  Joshua T.

Atwell.

To cherish her memory are two sons, Victor Atwell (Kimberlee) of

Kokomo, Ind. and David Atwell (Lisa) of Hickory, Ky.; one daughter,

Kathy Atwell-Wooten (Richard) of Brookport; one sister, Mary

Helen Francis Copeland; four grandsons, Marine Sgt. Brad Atwell (Danielle), Dustin Atwell (Abby), Alex Wooten and Casey G. Atwell; five

granddaughters, Erin Atwell, Lauren Atwell, Allie M. Atwell, Caitlin

Knisely and Hailey Knisely; and several nephews, nieces, great- and

great-great-nephews and nieces.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 at Brookport Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Memorial/Honor program, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105-9956.

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