Frances Herman Harrell

Published 8:17 am Wednesday, December 30, 2020

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Frances Herman Harrell, 89, of Elizabeth City died December 26, 2020 at her residence. She was born November 29, 1931 in Chesapeake City, Md. but spent most of her life in Camden County. She was the daughter of the late John Curtis Herman and Grace Sawyer Herman; grew up in Camden County; and was the wife of the late Howard E. Harrell.

Mrs. Harrell is survived by daughters Ramona Harrell Currie and husband, Jack Currie and Theresa Harrell Swimme and husband, Mark Swimme; grandchildren Beth and Doug Cartwright, George and Shelley Cox, Jim and Colleen Morris, Kyle Swimme and  Katie Swimme; eight great-grandchildren; son in law Herman Cox; and siblings Mary A. Kale, Shirley A. Westveer, Garland R. Groh, Charles W. Groh. Emma L. Howe, Thomas M. Groh and Raymond A. Groh. She was preceded in death by daughter Madeline Harrell Cox, brother Frank J. Groh III and sister Joyce A. Perrera.

Out of concern for everyone’s safety at this time, a private memorial service will be held at Twiford Memorial Chapel officiated by Pastor C. D. White.   Memorial donations may be made to Evangelical Methodist Church, 820 Okisko Road, Elizabeth City, NC  27909. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City is serving the family.

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