Margaret Nelson Harrell, 85, of 426 Hickory Drive, Elizabeth City, NC died Friday, August 23, 213 at her residence. Born in North Hampton County, she was the daughter of the late Charles Buxton Nelson and Mamie Horton Nelson and the widow of Ervin Harrell. She was a member of City Road United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for a number of years and was a member of the Rainbow Workers’ Circle and volunteered at the Albemarle Hospital Gift Shop.
She is survived by a daughter, Debbie Humensky and husband Joe of Thompson Station, TN; a son, Mike Harrell of Elizabeth City, NC; a sister, Frances Boykin of Smithfield, NC; three brothers, W. C. Nelson of Elizabethtown, KY, Floyd Nelson of Rich Square, NC, and Gene Nelson of Roanoke Rapids, NC; and two grandchildren, Russell Humensky and Nicholas Humensky both of Thompson Station, TN.
A funeral service will be Monday, August 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Charles McKenzie officiating. The family will receive friends Monday at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service and at other times at the residence. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to City Road UMC, 511 North Road Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Harrell family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.twifordfh.com.Print Obituary & Condolences