Dora Maline Harrell

February 22, 1941February 18, 2023
Dora “Maline” Harrell was born on February 22, 1941 in the town of Shady Valley, TN. Maline grew up in the Appalachian mountains with her parents and 6 siblings. She graduated from the University of Tennessee and then moved to Madison Wisconsin to complete her Masters of Fine Arts. She met her future husband George at the University of Wisconsin and they were married in 1966 and raised two sons. She and George moved to Texas and then settled in Marshall, MI in 2014. Throughout her life Maline enjoyed physical art design through silk screening, printmaking, oil painting on canvas and jewelry making. She was a voracious reader and enjoyed being a member of the local book club and playing cards with her friends. She spent time working in her garden and many hours eating, playing and laughing with her grandchildren. She passed peacefully on the morning of Saturday, February 18th, a few days after receiving a diagnosis of stage IV lymphoma. Maline was preceded in death by her parents, Dana and Pauline Robinson; husband, George; sister, Frieda; and brothers William, Charles and Brent. She is survived by her sister, Jackie (Keller); brother, Thomas; sons, Adrian (Rebecca Antibus) Harrell and Damon (Lisa Cale) Harrell; along with four grandchildren. A celebration of Maline's life will be held at 720 Wright Lane in Marshall, MI on Saturday, March 18th from 2-4PM and at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, 3330 Atwood Ave, Madison, WI 53704 on Sunday, March 12th from 1:00 – 3:30PM. To sign Maline's online guestbook or send a message to the family, please visit; www.

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Sunday, March 12, 2023

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

Celebration of Life