|Birth: ||Jun. 19, 1899|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Jan. 13, 1987|
Ben Hill County
Last rites held here for W.S. Harrison
A retired lead electrician with the SCL Railroad, Winfield Scott Harrison, who resided on Wilson avenue, died Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1987 in the Osceola Nursing Home in Ocilla. He was 87 years old.
A South Dakotan, born in Lane June 19,1899, Mr. Harrison had lived in Fitzgerald most of his life. His parents were the late Mahlon C. and Elizabeth Schultz Harrison.
Precedeing him in death also were a brother, Glen Harrison, and sister, Mrs. Hazel H. Monaghan.
He is survived by five nieces, a nephew, and several grand-nieces and great-nephews.
Memorial services were held at 11 a.m. Friday in Paulk Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Sam Mayo officiated. Rhea Shank was the organist, Ellen Shank the pianist, and Helena Williams and Marie Fair the singers.
Pallbearers were Howard Jordan, Troy Jordan, Jimmy Josey, Kent Josey, James Bynum and Tracy Parker.
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
Transcribed as exactly printed in the Fitzgerald Herald-Leader 01/21/1987
Grandfather: John W Shultz #67038919
Grandmother: Mary M Shultz #67038981
Many sincere thanks to Glendyon Foster of Fiztgerald who went way beyond a photo request to help document this grave. Not only was my family helped, but the Town of Fitzgerald benefited too. Great job!
(bio by: Shultzie)
Elizabeth A Shultz Harrison (1864 - 1939)
Glen Harrison (1894 - 1966)*
Winfield Scott Harrison (1899 - 1987)
Note: Although Winfield's stone is situated on top of his Aunt Matilda's stone, he is not buried in the same grave. Winfield was cremated and his ashes placed between the two graves on the right which are his Mother (end right) and his Aunt Matilda
Ben Hill County
Created by: D.J. Thompson
Record added: Jan 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33209184
Son of Mahlon C and Elizabeth A Schultz Harrison. Born in Lane, SD. Buried with his Mother, Elizabeth A Schultz 01/1864-09/19/1939, His Aunt, Matilda M. Schultz 1877-10/1902, and Grandparents, John Wesley Schultz 10/1837-03/25/1926 and Mary Magdalene Sco...(Read more)|
Added: Mar. 17, 2011