Lois Harrison (1930-2020)
Services for Lois Harrison, 89, Grand Saline, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, January 30, 2020, at First United Methodist Church, Grand Saline, with Susan Smith and Blair Currey officiating.
Interment will be in Woodside Cemetery under the direction of Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline.
Mrs. Harrison passed away January 26, 2020, at her home in Grand Saline. She was born November 17, 1930, in Mount Carmel, Illinois, to Albert & Margaret Brake Garwood. She spent her early years in Mt. Carmel, IL and the last 55 years in Grand Saline where she was a member of Fruitvale United Methodist Church and a member of the Order of the Eastern Star. She worked at Cozby-Germany Hospital for many years and then 25 years at Walmart in Mineola. Lois was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Staton E. “Sike” Harrison; son, Dave “Buffy” Harrison; four brothers, Martin Garwood, Robert Garwood, Ralph Garwood and Sherman Garwood; and sister, Leola Treece.
Survivors include her son, Jack Harrison and wife Paulette of Grand Saline; two daughters, Tam Erwin of Grand Saline and Pam Harrison of Grand Saline; daughter-in-law, Donna Harrison of Grand Saline; sister, Glenna Garwood of Mount Carmel, IL; three grandchildren of Fruitvale; three great-grandchildren; one great-greatgranddaughter; four step-grandchildren, several step-great-grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Bryan Erwin, Jr., Vincent Ewunes, Robert West, Don Mims, Jonathan Read and Tim Smith.
Honorary pallbearers will be Staton Erwin, Jimmy Fisher, Dwayne Gaston and Jerry Crane.
Memorials may be made to Woodside Cemetery, Grand Saline Volunteer Fire Department or Scottish Rite Hospital.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.