HARRIET CATHERINE PACKARD DECELL, MENDENHALL, MS

Harriet Packard Decell, 65, of  Mendenhall passed away Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at her residence. Harriet was born in New Orleans, LA on December 16, 1945, a daughter of the late Hilda Catherine (Morel) and Harry L. Packard.

Harriet is survived by her husband, Ronald Decell, Sr.; three daughters, Rhonda Swonke (E. J.), Terri Nielsen (Victor), and Cathy Smith (Scott); a son, Ronald Decell, Jr. (Nicole); eleven grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and three sisters, Hally Ragas, Helen Ragas, and Hazel Cousins.

Visitaton will be Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Tutor Funeral Home in Mendenhall from 5 pm until 8 pm, and Friday, April 15, 2011, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am with the funeral Mass to follow in the Chapel.  Father Brian Carroll will be officiating.  Interment will be in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.