- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 20 July 2011
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Funeral services for Joe Dean Harpold, age 55 of Mount Vernon, were at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2011 at Harvey Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was in the Mount Vernon City Cemetery with Father Ambrose Chinnappa officiating.
Mr. Harpold was born Feb. 9, 1956 in Dallas to Joe L. and Murrel Newbill Harpold. He married Bernarda Palacios on July 6, 1991 in Mount Vernon, having celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary this year. Mr. Harpold was a federal food inspector and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mount Vernon.
He died Tuesday, July 12 at Mother Francis Hospital in Tyler. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Bernarda Palacios of Mount Vernon; his children, Vanessa Bryant, Christopher Harpold and Diana Harpold; one grandchild, Makayla Bryant, all of Mount Vernon; two sisters, Sharon Parrish and Sheri Herrera; and several nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Parrish, David Parrish, James Fuquay, Brandon Ainsworth, Melecio Palacios, and Lupe Herrera.