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Obituary for Myra Harrell

Myra (Maxine) Smith Harrell, 92, of New Orleans, passed this life and entered eternal life with Jesus on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Myra was born on November 15, 1927 to the union of Louise Smith Soublet and Wallace Smith, Sr. She was united in matrimony to Percy R. Harrell, Sr. for 62 years to that union three children were born Eraina H. Jessie, Percy R. Harrell, Jr (Vanessa), and Anita V. Harrell. Myra is survived by her three children, ten grand-children, thirty-five great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Percy R. Harrell Sr., her parents Louise Smith Soublet and Wallace Smith Sr., her siblings (Helen Leon, Shirley Gregorie, Wallace Smith, Jr, and Merlin Soublet, Jr,). She is also preceded in death by her two grand-children Eric Harrell and Carla McKinney, her father and mother- in- law Joseph and Carrie F. Harrell, and her two sisters –in- law Alma Wilson and Theresa Hall. Myra was an active member of Our Lady Victory Court 50. She loved to play Bingo, Pitty Pat and Pokeno with her family. Funeral services will be held privately at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church on Friday, May 15 at 10 A.M. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery, New Orleans, LA. Rev. J. Asare-Dankwah of St. Peter Claver Catholic Church, Officiant.