MITCHELL – John B. Harrison, 82, Mitchell, passed away at 1:45 a.m. Thursday, November 17, 2005, at Bloomington.
Born June 2, 1923, in Jackson County, he was the son of Joe C. and Pauline (Cochran) Harrison. He married Frances B. Beasley August 7, 1943, and she survives.
He retired from Carpenter Body Works. He was a member of the Mitchell First Baptist Church and graduated from Mitchell High School in 1941. He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II. His hobbies included fishing and Recumbent Cycling.
Surviving: wife, Frances B. Harrison, Mitchell
children, Donald E. Harrison and his wife, Virginia, Bedford
Nancy Jo Powell and her husband, Phil, Greenwood
Mark T. Harrison and his wife, Judy, Mitchell
sister, Betty M. Walker, Colorado
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a daughter, Charlotte Ann Harrison in September, 1950.
Private family services were held November 20, 2005, with Reverend Richard Tallman officiating. Burial was in Mitchell Cemetery.
The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Cancer Treatment Research Foundation or charity of their choice.
Donations by mail: Cancer Treatment Research Foundation, 1336 Basswood Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
By phone: 888-221-CTRF or 847-342-7450
By website: www.ctrf.org/donations.cfm