Glendell Harkley, 78, a native of Havelock, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 at CarolinaEast Medical Center, New Bern.

Glendell Harkley, 78, a native of Havelock, died Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017 at CarolinaEast Medical Center, New Bern.

He retired from the Motor Transportation Department at Cherry Point. He was a life member of Piney Grove AME Zion Church, serving as a member of the Sons of Piney Grove and Piney Grove Gospel Chorus. He was also a member of The Determined Voices, Golden Keys and Carteret-Craven Male Chorus.

Funeral was Monday at Piney Grove AME Zion Church, Havelock. Entombment was at the church cemetery.

He is survived by three sons, Ricky Barrett of Havelock, Demetrius Harkley of Newport and Terrence Harkley of New Bern; one daughter, Tiffany Marie Harkley Scott of Fayetteville; one brother, Earl Harkley of Havelock; two sisters, Earlene Harkley and Caroline Harkley of Havelock; 11 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends at the residence of Demetrius Harkley, 120 Colony St., Newport.

Arrangements are by Oscar’s Mortuary, New Bern.