HARRISON, Wilford H. “Hilli”

Date of birth:  21 Sep 1908 – Johnson County, Indiana
Date of death: 2 May 1979 – Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, May 9, 1979



Funeral servic­es were conducted by the Rev. George Eagler Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at Eskew Funeral Home for Wilford (Hilli) Harrison, 70, 513 Memorial Drive, who died at his home at 3:30 p.m. Wed­nesday. Before re­tirement he had been employed by the state at Camp Atterbury.

Burial was at Rest Haven Cemet­ery. Serving as pallbearers were Marshall Whited, Marion E. Stafford, Robert Burton, Ger­ald Fisette, Ed Wheeler and Wayne Thompson.

Harrison was born Sept. 21, 1908, in Johnson County, the son of Artie B. and Ethel Redmond Har­rison. He married Evelyn Smith June 6, 1930, and she died Nov. 28, 1978. He was a member of Amity Baptist Church.

Surviving are six children: Carole Sheckles, Patsy Vandivier, Jimmy Joe Harrison and Stephen Lynn Har­rison all of Edin­burgh; Shirley Carew of Waldron and Rex Allen Har­rison of Campbells­ville, Ky; three sisters, Elizabeth Coy of Columbus, Marjorie Stitt of Florida, and Waneta Fewell; two brothers, Noel Har­rison of Whiteland and Adonis Harrison of Needham, and 19 grandchildren and six great-grand­children.

He was preceded in death by a sis­ter, Evelyn Dragoo, and a brother, Ar­nold Harrison.

Link to Wilford H. Harrison’s burial

Submitted by Mark Wirey