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Daphne Harwell

November 27, 1937 — December 13, 2019

Daphne, 82, of Tioga, entered eternal rest on Friday, December 13, 2019 in Tioga. She was born November 27, 1937 in Beaumont, Texas to the union of Robert Hiram "Bob" Brownlee, Sr. and Lottie Havens Brownlee. In 1956, she graduated from Oak Hill High School. She was a loving mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, cousin and friend. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lottie Brownlee, Sr.; her husband, William Gilbert "Billy" Harwell, Sr.; and one granddaughter, Heather Littleton. Those left behind to cherish her memory are: two daughters, Teresa Littleton of Hope, Arkansas and Brenda (Robert) Baum Miller of Alexandria; two sons, William "Billy" (Belle) Harwell of Virginia Beach, Virginia and Lance Harwell of Memphis, Tennessee; three brothers, Robert Brownlee, Jr. of Otis, Mack (Pat) Brownlee of Troy, Alabama and Jim (Elizabeth) Brownlee of Hineston; three sisters, Gwen Johnson of Indian Trail, North Carolina, Iris (L.V.) Rhodes of Ruby and Tessie (Ron) Maggio of Cary, North Carolina; ten grandchildren, Alesia (Kenneth) Ortego, Shawna (Cory) Bittle, Kistyn (Tim) Tausz, Allison (Tommy Edwards) Baum, Jonathan Baum, Mason Baum, Morgan Baum, Grace Harwell, William "Will" Harwell III and Josh Harwell; five great grandchildren, Madeline and Aidan Ortego, Matthew and Conner Bittle and Lanzi Edwards; along with a host of family and friends. Pallbearers to serve will be Jonathan Baum, Morgan Baum, Robert Miller, Tommy Edwards, Kenny Ortego and Matthew Bittle. Honorary pallbearers to serve will be Mason Baum. Visitation will be held in the Chapel of White Oaks - Alexandria on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 from 8 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. We the family would like to give a word of thanks to Tioga Manor A Hall Staff and Guardian Hospice for the excellent care they give to our mother. Funeral services for Daphne Brownlee Harwell will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 18, 2019 in the Chapel of White Oaks, 6324 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, Louisiana 71301 with Reverend Jeremy Shepherd officiating, under the direction of White Oaks Funeral Home, Alexandria. Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, December 19, 2019 in the Biggs Chapel Cemetery in Nathan, Arkansas with Reverend Al Terrell officiating, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home, Nashville. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Daphne Harwell please visit our Sympathy Store.


DEC 19. 11:00 AM (CST)

Academy Cemetery

Nathan, AR

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