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Mary Ann Gayle Harpell

October 11, 1966 ~ August 11, 2018 (age 51)

Dr. Mary-Ann Gayle Harpell passed away peacefully at the McLeod Regional Medical Center on August 11, 2018 in her 51st year, Mary went home to be with her Lord and Savior, surrounded by loved ones.  


Founder of the Palmetto Physical Therapy and Wellness Center, Mary was a Doctor of Chiropractic Medicine, Physical Therapist and Applied Kinesiologist.  Throughout her career Mary engaged in continuous learning both for the love of knowledge and as a means to help her patients to whom she was devoted.  In addition to her work, Mary went on many mission trips to share her unique skill set and faith with those living in impoverished countries.  Born in Kingston, Ontario, Canada on October 11, 1966, Mary developed an unfailing faith in God at an early age that sustained her throughout her life and her lengthy battle with cancer.  Mary had an adventurous spirit of travel that led her to Florence where she established the clinic and developed deep friendships with people that she considered her Florence family.  Mary led a rich life that was devoted to God and touched many people.  


Mary was the beloved daughter of Gayle Harpell and the late William Harpell;  Loving sister of Bill Harpell (Jocelyn), Greg Harpell (Susan), Shawn Harpell (Lori), Donna Howlett (Barry), and Laura Harpell;  Best friend of Dr. Anthony Alexander.  Mary will be dearly missed by her family and friends.


A memorial service will be held at 7 PM on Thursday, August 16, 2018, at Highland Park United Methodist Church.  The family will receive friends from 6 until 7PM at the church prior to the service. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Highland Park United Methodist Church, 1300 2nd Loop Road, Florence, SC 29505.

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