Mrs. Paula Bargo Harrell, 53, of Barbourville, passed away Thursday morning, November 26, 2020 at the Pikeville Medical Center.  She was the daughter of the late Abe Bargo Jr. and Verna Mae Grubb Bargo born on June 7, 1967 in Barbourville.

Paula was a former MRI Technician and a member of the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Corbin. She enjoyed crafting, visiting family and especially spending time with her grandbabies who were the apples of her eye.

On May 5, 1989, she united in marriage with Michael Harrell and to this union a daughter was born.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, John Partin.

Survivors include her loving husband, Michel Harrell of Barbourville; beloved daughter, Kaeleigh Hinkle and husband, Ray, of Corbin; four sisters, Brenda Jackson of Corbin, Linda Partin of Barbourville; Patricia Swafford and husband, Kelly, of Woollum and Malette Jordan and husband, Patrick, of Barbourville; three brothers, Larry Bargo of Callebs Creek, Gary Bargo and wife, Vernie, of Barbourville and Ronald Bargo of Callebs Creek; two treasured grandchildren, Aubrey Fern and Lucas Dale Hinkle; several nieces and nephews; among other loved ones and dear friends.

A private family funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Wednesday, December 2 with Rev. Tony Jackson officiating.  She will be laid to rest in the Bargo Family Cemetery at Callebs Creek.

Casket bearers will be her nephews.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.

Please remember, per the Governor’s mandate effective November 20, 2020 all funeral services will be private.  Any person entering the funeral home is expected to be wearing a face covering of some kind at all times including graveside services and maintain the six feet of social distance.  We appreciate your help in following these guidelines so we can continue to serve our community during these trying times in the safest manner possible.

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