TIFTON -- Joseph Canell "Joe" Harrell, III, 57, of Tifton, died Monday, April 16, 2012, at his residence.

Graveside memorial services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, April 20, 2012, at Tift Memorial Gardens, Tifton.

Born September 19, 1954, in Dougherty County to the late Joseph Canell Harrell, Jr., and Hazel Brown Harrell, Mr. Harrell was also preceded in death by his sister, Wanda McLemore, who died in August 2011.

Mr. Harrell was educated in the Dougherty County schools and was a graduate of Albany Junior College. He loved the health care profession and worked many years with Lee County Paramedical. He also served as Lee County Assistant Coroner. Mr. Harrell loved animals and music and had an extensive album collection. He was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. Harrell is survived by one brother-in-law, Paul McLemore, Sr., of Tifton; one niece and two nephews, Leigh and Chad Sumner of Tifton and Paul McLemore, Jr., of Stockbridge; one great-nephew, Cameron Sumner; and one great-niece, Anna Leigh Sumner.

You may sign the guest registry at www.albritton-beaumontfuneralhome.com.

Albritton-Beaumont Funeral Home

Tifton 229/382-7550