CHARLOTTE - John Harrelson, 87, of 3900 Brookwood Road, died December 29, 2012 at his residence.
He was born Nov. 25, 1925, in Gaston County a son of the late W. Claude and Beatrice Dellinger Harrelson.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at Newell Baptist Church in Charlotte.
Burial will follow the service in the Newell Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:45 p.m. in the church sanctuary before the funeral.
Carpenter's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.