Mr. Tye Harmon Harwell, age 87, of Barnesville, Georgia, passed away on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at Sunny Grove Assisted Living.Tye was born on Wednesday, July 30, 1930 in Brooks, Georgia to the late Claude Lee Harwell and the late Ottie Biles Harwell. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Eunice Joyce Robinson Harwell; brothers, Harry Harwell, Cecil Harwell, Gene Harwell; sister, Nadine Caldwell. Tye worked for Colonial/Big Star Grocery as a meat cutter and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Barnesville. He served in the National Guard and was also a mail carrier. Tye loved to fish at Lake Sinclair and watch his grandchildren play football.Tye is survived by his daughters and son-in-laws, Marjorie & Merrill Pierson, Melodie & Mike Page; grandchildren, Travis & Kim Pierson, Amanda & Chuck Swearingen, Jacob & Kelly Page, Meredith & Nolan Brown; 8 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.Funeral services for Mr. Tye Harmon Harwell will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Breedlove Memorial Chapel with Reverend Garth Forster, Reverend Denise Caldwell, and Mr. Danny Caldwell officiating. Interment will follow in Lamar Memory Gardens. Friends may visit the family on Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Williams-Westbury Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to the RSCA Football Program, www.rockspringschristianacademy.comTo sign the online registry or to send a condolence online, please do so at www.williams-westburyfuneralhome.com Williams-Westbury Funeral Home, 526 College Drive, Barnesville, is serving the Harwell family.
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