403 Forbidden

John Harrell

John Harrell

Wednesday, November 30th, 1921 - Friday, December 28th, 2018
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To make your contribution to John Harrell's online memorial, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook


Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of John Harrell with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist


John Harrell, age 97, of Derby, former Principal, Derby High School, passed away Friday, December 28, 2018. Memorial service 11 am Saturday, January 5, 2019, Smith Mortuary, 1415 N. Rock Rd., Derby. John is preceded in death by his parents, John and Alice Harrell; 2nd wife, Lynne; granddaughter, Betty DeWitt; one brother and one sister. Survivors include his son, John Harrell (Jane); daughter, Debbie Francis (Bill); grandchildren, Barbara Wolven (Keith), Eddie Harrell (Tosha), Dustin Francis (Jill), Damon Francis and Deborah Harrell; 17 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren. View tributes at smithfamilymortuaries.com.

Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 11:00am
    Smith Mortuary, Derby
    1415 North Rock Road
    Derby, Kansas 67037
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Lakeview Mausoleum
    12100 E 13th St N.
    Wichita, KS 67208
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of John here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Eddie and Jane, Southern Stone Fire Department, and others have sent flowers to the family of John Harrell.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Eddie and Jane

Posted at 09:38am
Dad you are now in peace. We love you and will miss you.
Flower Image

Eddie and Jane purchased flowers for the family of John Harrell.


Southern Stone Fire Department

Posted at 09:20am
Wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts.
Flower Image

Southern Stone Fire Department purchased the Tender Tribute for the family of John Harrell.


Your friends at NENMDF

Posted at 08:40am
Our warmest condolences,
Flower Image

Your friends at NENMDF purchased flowers for the family of John Harrell.


Harry Simpson

Posted at 02:38pm
Rest John, until you hear at dawn, the low, clear reveille of God. Thank you for your service to this nation.

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Video Album