William Leon Harrison

Services for Mr. William Leon Harrison will be held 11 am, Friday, December 18, 2009 at Hopewell Baptist Church with Rev. Jimmy McDill officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with Milling Funeral Home of Union in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harrison, 87, of Little Rock, died Tuesday, December 15, 2009 at Laird Hospital of Union.

Mr. Harrison was a WWII Army Veteran. He served as a long term deacon of Hopewell Baptist Church. He retired after 42 years at Ms. Department of Transportation. He also served on the board of CEPA for the past twenty two years. He was an avid fisherman.

Survivors include:

His loving wife of 62 years, Margaret Harrison of Little Rock

1 Daughter:

Melissa Harrison Prather of Union

2 Sons:

Mike Harrison and wife Barbara of Union Mickey Harrison and wife Janet of Meridian

7 Grandchildren:

Chad Harrison and wife Nicole, Shannon Posey and wife Pepper, Whitney Capps and husband Brad, Kelsie Herrington and husband Eric, Stephen Harrison, Tamra Harrison, and Will Harrison

9 Great Grandchildren:

Dylan and Julia Harrison, Chandler and Lauren Gwen Posey, Carsyn, Cooper, Tyler and Dustin Capps, and Braden Herrrington.

1 Sister:

Dorothy Greene of Mobile, Alabama

He is survived by several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by Herman Harrison, Lewis Harrison, and John Morris Harrison, step mother Jewel Parks Harrison.

Pallbearers:

Chad Harrison, Doyle White, Johnnie Wright, Greg Jackson, Artie Foreman, and John Graham.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.

Visitation will be held 5-8 pm, Thursday, December 17, 2009.


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