Hazel 'Sissie' Harrison


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 5:32 pm
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Funeral services for Hazel T. "Sissie" Harrison, 92, of Rock Island will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Temple Baptist Church, Davenport, with Pastor Gabriel Barber III officiating. Visitation will start a 9 a.m. at the church. Eastern Star Rites will be performed at that time. Burial will be in Chippiannock Cemetery.
She departed this life Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at her home.
She was born July 24, 1920, in Huntingdon, Tenn., the daughter of Manuel Sr. and Bertie Alexander Taylor.
She retired in 1982 from Servus Rubber Company, now known as Norcross Footwear, with 25 ½ years of service.
She married Kenneth (Frodie) Harrison in 1965 in Rock Island. He preceded her in death on May 14, 1977.
She was a member of Temple Baptist Church, Adah Chapter No. 10 OES, Past District Deputy Grand Lectures of Eureka Grand Chapter, Past President of Edith T. Stewart, Harriet Bell Ringers Club, Masqat Court No. 167 D.O.I, Tri-Cities Assembly No. 50 EGC., Star Lite Club, Choicette Matron Club, a member of Active Club M.L. King Center; Fitness Center RIFAC, bowled in several leagues and volunteer work.
Survivors include sons, Freddie and Robert (Dorothy) Taylor both of Rock Island; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; siblings; and grandchildren, Eric Cunningham and India Taylor.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.orrsmortuary.com.












 



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