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Posted on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Samie Lee Harrelson, 93, passed away Sept. 20, 2014 at Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia.
Samuel Leander Harrelson was always known as “Samie Lee” or “Pete.”
He was born on March 16, 1921 in New Hartford to Charles Graves and Maud Davison Harrelson.
He was united in marriage on June 26, 1949 to Barbara Ruth Worrell, who preceded him in death on May 16, 1998.  He was a member of the New Hartford Baptist Church.
He is survived by four sons, Sam (Sandy) of New Hartford, David (Jerri) of Bowling Green, Charles of Columbia, and George of New Hartford; four grandchildren, Tim (Brandy) Harrelson of New Hartford, Amanda (Mike) Lovell of Wentzville, Emily Harrelson of New Hartford, and Dylan Harrelson of Kansas City; and four great-grandchildren, Caramia and Josephine Harrelson and Veda and Evan Lovell.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Ruth Aylor.
A private memorial and burial service will be held, with interment at the Keith Cemetery in New Hartford.
Memorials may be made to the Keith Cemetery Association, 11764 Pike 326, Middletown,  Mo. 63359.