Originally created 09/12/99

Mr. Henry Harrison



Mr. Henry Leon Harrison, 77, died Friday, Sept. 10, 1999, at Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center.

Graveside services with full military honors and Masonic rites will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Memorial Park with the Rev. John Raborn officiating.

Mr. Harrison, a native of Cornelia, had retired from the Air Force as a lieutenant colonel. He was a prisoner of war during World War II. He was a member of John S. Davision Masonic Lodge, National Sojourners, National Association of Letter Carriers, Greater Augusta Chapter of Ex-prisoners of War, the Eighth Air Force Association and the 92nd Bomb Group Association. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife, Evelyn Partee Harrison; three sons, Randy L. Harrison, Parksville, S.C., Steven L. Harrison, Augusta, and Paul L. Harrison, Hephzibah; a sister, Willie Mills, Columbus; and six grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be members of Special Troops from Shaw Air Force Base.

Honorary pallbearers will be his Masonic brothers.

Memorials may be made to Miracle Baptist Church, 1308 Hephzibah-McBean Road, Hephzibah, GA 30815.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Poteet Funeral Home, Peach Orchard Road.

The Augusta Chronicle Sept. 12, 1999