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Irene Burk Harrell, American Publisher. Winner Guidepost Writers Workshop, 1967. Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Harrell, Irene Burk was born on March 10, 1927 in near Amble, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Howard Lofton and Marguerite Luella (Weatherby) Burk.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude, Ohio State University, 1948. Bachelor of Science in Library. Science, University North Carolina, 1949.

Career

Head library Westerville (Ohio) Public Library., 1949-1952. Department library sociology, anthropology, city planning University North Carolina, 1952-1953. Director Halifax (North Carolina) County Library., 1953-1954.

Various positions including last position head library Atlantic Christian College Library., Wilson, North Carolina, 1958-1964. Editor Logos International, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1969-1979. President, editor in chief Star Books, Inc., Wilson, from 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Freelance writer, editor, Wilson, since 1960. Editor magazine StarLight, Wilson, since 1987. Author, editor numerous books.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: writing.

Connections

Married Allen Waylan Harrell, June 22, 1952. Children: Thomas Burk, Alice Elizabeth, James Britton, Susan Irene, Marguerite Owens. 1 adopted child, Maria Weatherby.

father:
Howard Lofton Burk

mother:
Marguerite Luella (Weatherby) Burk

spouse:
Allen Waylan Harrell

children:
Susan Irene Harrell

Thomas Burk Harrell

Alice Elizabeth Harrell

Marguerite Owens Harrell

James Britton Harrell