Rebecca “Becky” Joann Harrell, age 45, of Ewing, Virginia, passed away September 15, 2017 at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. She was born December 15, 1971.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents Warren and Lillian Harrell, and George and Cleo Yoakum, uncles James Warren “Bugsy” Harrell, and Don Yoakum, aunts Ruth Yoakum, and Elizabeth “Pie” Hensley.

She is survived  by the following members of her family, mother Joann Blondell, father Thomas Harrell, brother Chris Harrell, stepsister Tina Bright, aunt Debbie (Roger) Mayes, uncles Mack Yoakum, George (Linda) Yoakum Jr., and Billy Hensley, and nephew Cayden Harrell.

And a host of special cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Green Hills Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Astor Simpson officiating.

All interment services will be private.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Green Hills Funeral Home.

Green Hills Funeral Home, Middlesboro, is entrusted with all arrangements.


  1. So sorry for your loss Joann. I’m praying Gods Holy Spirit will comfort you at this worst of time and loss. Ask for strength and he will provide.
    Faith that God is in charge is the only way you get through this horrible time. Love Liz(Thompson) Washburn. R.I.P Sweet Beckie.

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