Dorothy A. Harrison, 84, of Slater, died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2003, at The Living Center in Marshall.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church in Slater. Bishop Carl Branch will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will be in Mount Moriah Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the church in care of Weiker Funeral Home in Slater.
Born May 5, 1919, in Blackburn, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Alice Guthrie Parker. On Sept. 9, 1950, she married Coy W. "Jock" Harrison, who preceded her in death Jan. 19, 1978. She was a member of Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Marshall and a former member of St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church in Slater, where she served as an usher and on the Mothers' Board.
Survivors include one daughter, Patricia Moran of Kansas City; six grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by eight brothers and four sisters.
Perma June Ice
Perma June Ice, 66, of Marshall, died Monday, Dec. 1, 2003, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3, at Bradford Funeral Home in Summersville. Interment was in Ozark Cemetery.
Born May 31, 1937, in Ellington, she was the daughter of the late Hugh Grogan and Carrie Belle Hart Grogan. On July 24, 1964, she married Loyd Ice, who survives. She was a 1955 Summersville High School graduate. She was involved in women's missions, Missionettes and played the piano in the Assembly of God church. She was a member of Southside Assembly of God Church in Marshall. She also worked as a secretary for several years.
Additional survivors include one son, Kevin Ice of Moore, Okla.; one brother, Paul Grogan of Summersville; five grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Elsie Viola Williams
Elsie Viola Williams, 94, of Sweet Springs, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2003, at Sweet Springs Villa.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at First Baptist Church in Sweet Springs. Rev. James R. West and Rev. Randy Shannon will officiate. Pallbearers will be Tony Knight, Paul Knight, Steve Knight, Carl Wiley, Charles Williams Jr. and Charles Kirby. Friends may call after 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, at Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Sweet Springs. Visitation will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Sweet Springs. Memorials are suggested to the Elsie Williams Scholarship Fund at Sweet Springs High School.
Born April 1, 1909, in rural Sweet Springs, she was the daughter of the late William Delay and Emma Viola Scott Wheeland. On March 23, 1930, she married Charles Lawrence, whom she later divorced. She graduated from Sweet Springs High School in 1929 and became a member of Sweet Springs Baptist Church in 1934. She was a charter member of Friends of Sweet Springs and was a member of Patsy Gregg Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. She was a seamstress and worked at International Shoe Factory in Sweet Springs, the Unitog Garment Factory in Concordia, the Savex Cafe, The V Drive-in in Sweet Springs and Banquet Foods in Marshall, retiring when she was 72. She had lived at the Sweet Springs Villa the past six years.
Survivors include one son, Charles "Willie" Williams of Mt. Holly, N.C.; two daughters, Joyce Knight and Vivian Wiley, both of Sweet Springs; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and three stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one granddaughter.