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Donald Harrell

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Donald L. Harrell Donald L. Harrell, 76, of Georgetown, passed away on Friday, September 6, 2013. Mr. Harrell was born January 10, 1937 in Galveston, Texas to Marshall and Mary Lee Harrell. After moving with his family to San Antonio he attended and graduated from Alamo Heights High School where he was a member of the 1954 State Championship Basketball Team. He attended the University of Texas and was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity. He left the university to serve in the U.S. Army. He returned to UT and during that time he met his future wife, Eugenia Mahone. They married on November 29, 1958 in Dallas at Church of the Incarnation. In 1978, after raising their family in Dallas they moved to Georgetown. Donald had a long and successful a career in sales. He enjoyed golf, hunting and his friends. Above all, his family mattered most to him. Mr. Harrell is preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife, Eugenia; daughter, Mary Lee Jonkers and husband, Randy of Austin; son, Reid Harrell and wife, Lisa of San Antonio; daughter, Louisa Chandler and husband, Brad of Austin; sister, Elaine Mitchell of Dallas; brother, Marshall Harrell and wife, Shelly of San Antonio; sister-in-law, Louisa Donoghue; grandchildren: Keegan and Mandy Jonkers, Reid Jonkers, Kelsey and David Campbell, Rachel Mae Jonkers, Riley Harrell, Jack Harrell, William Harrell, Courtney Chandler, Meredith Chandler, Brent Chandler; great-grandchildren: Ruby Jonkers, Penelope and Lewis Campbell. The family would like to thank Dr. Matthew Lester, Dr. Esther Fields, Dr. Ace Alsup and his staff, the ICU staff at St. David's Hospital - Georgetown and Georgetown Home Healthcare. A memorial service celebrating the life of Mr. Harrell will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 at 2pm at Grace Episcopal Church, 1314 East University Ave, Georgetown, TX. Private interment to follow at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Episcopal Church Columbarium Fund. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.gabrielsfuneral.com.


Published in Austin American-Statesman from Sept. 8 to Sept. 9, 2013
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