- Ada, Oklahoma

November 14, 2012

Gerald D. Harrel

The Ada News


     Gerald Dewayne Harrel passed away suddenly in Oklahoma City at St. Anthony with his family and loved ones present.

     He was preceded in death by his father and mother, Isaac and Opal, and by his beloved grandchildren: Cree, Te and Jeremy.

     He is survived by his wife, Almeda, and his children, Larry, Terry, Leasa, Stephanie, Troy and Travis; his brother, Johnny, and sister, Helen; his grandchildren, Summer, Kassidy, Kaden, Roman, Luree, Sage and Jamie.

     G.D. was a graduate of Pernell High School and East Central State University. He spent his life as an accomplished cattleman, raising registered Black Angus  cattle. During his retirement years, he crafted fine Western furniture enjoyed by many friends and family.

     He will be remembered as a lover of Willie Nelson’s music, as an appreciator of fertile farm land and strong livestock, and as a friend to everyone who crossed his path.

     Memorial services are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at 2 p.m. in the Wooster Funeral Home Chapel, with Jimmy Balentine officiating. Services are under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home.

     You may send a condolence to the family at The family requests memorials be made to American Cancer Society of Oklahoma, 6525 N. Meridian Ave., Oklahoma City, OK 73116 or the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, 825 NW 13th St., Oklahoma City, OK 73104.

     Wooster Funeral Home, Pauls Valley