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Pamela L. Harrell

January 4, 1948 ~ December 23, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Pamela L. Harrell Obituary

Pamela L. (Harris) Harrell. 75, passed away on December 23, 2023. Pam was born in Topeka, Kansas, to Merrill Harris, and Marion (Garlock) Harris on January 4, 1948.  Growing up in Topeka, she was an active member of Job’s Daughters. She was also a Girl Scout Life Member and received her Gold Award. Pam was a member of Alpha Omicron Pi sorority at the University of Kansas where she received her degree in Pharmacy.  While attending KU, Pam met and married her husband Warren.

Following graduation, Pam began her career as a pharmacist. Pam and Warren welcomed two daughters (Stacy and Robin) while living in Hendersonville, TN.  As the family moved from Hendersonville to Youngstown, NY and finally to Raleigh, NC Pam and Warren supported their daughters through their academic and athletic endeavors. Throughout her adult life, Pam was involved in the community in a number of ways including as a Girl Scout leader and Church Council member. She also enjoyed watching Warren play softball through the years, and serving as the team manager for multiple teams. Pam was a proud grandmother in her later years, enjoying spending time with her grandchildren making crafts, baking and supporting their interests and activities.

Pam was preceded in death by her parents, and younger sister Wendy, and her husband Warren. She is survived by her siblings Terri (Harris) and Rod May of Albuquerque, NM; Heidi (Harris) and Mark Zlab of Urbandale, Iowa and Randy and Cathy Harris of Lincoln, Nebraska; as well as her children Stacy (Harrell) and Russ Sirois of Richmond, VA and Robin (Harrell) and Andrew Queen of Blacksburg, VA and grandchildren Clara and Louisa Sirois, William Sans, and Isabel and Ian Queen.      

Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, January 20, 2024 at Hope Lutheran Church, 3525 Rogers Rd, Wake Forest, NC 27587.

In lieu of flowers, we invite you to make gifts in Pam’s memory to Girl Scouts of America by visiting https://www.girlscouts.org/en/support-us/invest/donate/donate-now-gsusa-council.html (select “Make this donation in someone’s honor or memory” and include the name Pam Harrell and the email address PamLHarrell48@gmail.com) or to the Alzheimer's Association through the donation link on the Alzheimer’s website at www.alz.org.

Friends may visit with the family from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Friday, January 19, 2024 at Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home, 1051 Durham Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587 (919-556-7400).


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January 19, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clancy Strickland Wheeler Funeral Home
1051 Durham Road
Wake Forest, North Carolina 27587

Celebration of Life
January 20, 2024

1:00 PM
Hope Lutheran Church
3525 Rogers Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587


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