HARRISON, Wilford H.

Date of birth: 21 Sep 1908 Johnson County, Indiana

Date of death: 2 May 1979 Edinburgh, Johnson County, Indiana

SOURCE: Edinburgh Tri-County Enterprise, May 9, 1979

Wilford Harrison

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 Neeedham, and 19 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

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

Submitted by Mark Wirey