Brell Harrison Flynn, age 92, of Forest City, passed away Thursday, October 15, 2015.
Born August 16, 1923 in Rutherford County, he was the son of the late Lawson Ervin Flynn and Bessie McEntire Flynn. He was a veteran of World War II, having served in the US Army Air Corps as a pilot of B-17 and B-25 bombers. Brell worked for Hoechst Celanese Corporation for twenty-one years before retirement. He was of the Baptist Faith and enjoyed gardening, hunting and recreational skeet shooting.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of over sixty years, Lois Wilson Flynn; two brothers and four sisters.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Ann Flynn of Forest City and Denice June Flynn Padgett and husband, Keith of Mooresboro; two grandsons, Jason Padgett of Mooresboro, Daniel Padgett of Matthews, NC and great-grandson, Braxton Padgett.
Funeral services were conducted at the Harrelson Funeral Chapel with Reverend Stephen Matheny officiating. Interment followed in the Rutherford County Memorial Cemetery with military honors accorded by the Rutherford County Honor Guard.
Memorial donations are suggested to Hospice of Rutherford County, PO Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.
Harrelson Funeral and Cremation Services has been entrusted with arrangements.