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Spencer Harrell

Nov 20th, 1966 - Nov 18th, 2019

Funeral: 1 p.m. Monday, November 25, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home

Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home

Interment: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Xenia


   Spencer Troy Harrell, age 53, of Xenia, Illinois, passed away November 18, 2019, at his home.

   He was born November 20, 1966, in Flora, the son of Tod Harrell and Linda (Rowan) Schumacher.  He was united in marriage to Darla Denise Brown on May 22, 1992, in Las Vegas, Nevada and they shared 11 wedding anniversaries together until her death January 1, 2004.

   Spencer, also known over the years to family and friends as “Red,” “Troy,” “Harry,” or “Spence,” loved spending time outdoors.  He enjoyed fishing whenever he had the chance, working on all kinds of projects, and time spent with family and friends.  He attended Christ’s Church in Flora.

   He is survived by a son: Zach Harrell (Kari Murphy) of Xenia; a daughter: Morgan Harrell of Salem; a granddaughter: Ivy May; mother: Linda (David) Schumacher of Sigel; father: Tod (Deanie) Harrell of Evansville, IN; siblings: Rhea (Monte) Huddlestun of Effingham, Matthew (Jody) Schumacher of Sigel, Michael Schumacher of Sigel, Patrick Harrell of Salem, and Diana Matlock of Evansville, IN; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   He was preceded in death by his wife: Darla Harrell; maternal grandmother: Flora Rowan; maternal grandfather: Clyde Rowan; and paternal grandmother: Betty Harrell.

   A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2019, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Ben Farleigh officiating.  Interment will follow in Odd Fellows Cemetery.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home with services following.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  Please make checks payable to Frank & Bright Funeral Home.  


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Bill & Cathy Croy

November 22nd

We are so sorry for your loss and are praying for you during this difficult time.

Bill Davis

November 23rd

Rest easy Red, you will be missed but never forgotten👍

Larry & Deanna Allison

November 23rd

Zach,So sorry for your loss .Keeping you in our prayers.

Walter J. Chaney Jr.

November 23rd

Thoughts and prayers!

Amy Bailey

November 23rd

Keeping you all in my heart, thoughts, and prayers. I will always remember and treasure so many memories I have of him. He & Darla raised some amazing young adults and I know they are watching over them together now. ThankYou Troy for the friendship all of these years and for always putting a smile on my faces and the laughs we had...Rest In Peace my friend.

Wayne & Ricki Lapington

November 23rd

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family & friends.

GiGi Forbis

November 23rd

So sorry for your loss. God Bless.

Kyle and Shelby Lewis

November 23rd

I’m so sorry for your loss think of you Morgan and family!!


November 23rd

I haven't any words that come close to how much I cared for him. My friend, my buddy, my go to man for a good word and a smile that compared to none. Their will be an unfilled hole that's impossible to fill in all of the lucky ones that knew him like I did. Rest easy, Red. I'll not say goidbye, only be seeing you later.

Joyce Crews and Family

November 23rd

So sorry for your loss,praying for you and your family.🙏🏽

Bill & Shelly Dalrymple

November 23rd

We cant express enough, how sorry we are for your loss. Prayers and may God give you all strength

Nina McVay

November 23rd

Linda and family so very sorry to hear of Troy passing. Think of you often Hugs

Linda Jones

November 23rd

So sorry for you loss sending prayers for family and friends. May God be with you .

Kitty Wendling

November 23rd

Sorry for your loss...may God comfort you through this difficult time. Remember the good times and hold them in your heart!

Ron and Barbara Prather

November 23rd

Sorry for your loss.Prayers for the family.

Nancy byers

November 23rd

My heart breaks for you all.

Betty sudkamp

November 24th

So sorry for your families loss. He looks a lot like Rhea. Can sure tell they are brother and sister

Carole Waldhoff

November 24th

Dear Linda...My deepest sympathy to you and your family...this just breaks my heart..we have both lost our Troys that we loved so much. Keeping you in my prayers. Troy was always so nice to me when he came to do work in the shop...Always had a big smile on his face. Rest in Peace Troy.

Kaydee Courtright

November 24th

I'll never forget that smile! So sweet and SO ornery, always "Hey Kayders, hows your Old man doin?" Red would take the shirt off his back to help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed.

Tess & Ron Probst

November 24th

Linda, we are so sorry for your loss. Our prayer for you and all of the family.

Jenny & Ron Boose

November 25th

So so sorry for your loss. Please except are condolence. Praying for you

Pearl Tolliver

November 25th

Sorry for your loss. Prayers for you all. God bless.

Donna Logandice

November 25th

Troy married my best friend and he became as much my friend. I loved him like a brother. He was so full of life, joy, and love for his family and friends. I will miss my friend Troy. But I'm relieved he's with Darla.

Janet Graham

November 25th

Linda, Friends & loved ones, My prayers & thots are with you & the entire family of Troy Harrell. May you find peace, healing & happiness in the memories left behind. God bless



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