Published 9:14 am Friday, September 4, 2015
Sammie C. Harriel, 87, a resident of Bogalusa, born on April 13, 1928 in Poplarville, Miss., died on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, at Rest Haven Living Center in Bogalusa.
Sammie was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II, a member of Masonic Lodge #244 F & AM, and a member of the Magic City American Legion Post #24.
He is survived by one daughter, Rena L. Harriel of Bogalusa; one son, Donny C. (Gwen) Harriel of Poplarville; one brother, Clinton (Cora) Harriel of Wiggins, Miss.; six grandchildren, Shannon Barnes, Travis Harriel, Nicholas Harriel, Amber Palmer, Michael Rivers and Jewel Rivers; and 10 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Bettye Lou Harriel; two sons, Michael C. Harriel and Reginald Harriel; and one grandson, Daniel C. Harriel.
Visitation will be held at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 4, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Visitation will continue at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home Chapel on Saturday, Sept. 5, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., with Masonic services by the Masonic Lodge #244 F & AM at 10 a.m. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., with Elder Gary Sumrall officiating. Interment will follow at Smith Cemetery in Poplarville.
To view and sign the register book, visit online at pooleritchiefuneralhome.com.