Mrs. Pat Harrison
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Pat Harrison, 89, peacefully entered into
rest on Friday, August 5, 2011, at her home.
A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, August 9,
2011, at Westover Memorial Park with the Rev. Charles Broome
Mrs. Harrison, originally from Florence S.C., moved to
Thomson, to live with her cousin while her husband was overseas
during World War II. Upon his return they made Thomson their
home, until moving to Augusta in 1962. She graduated from The
Women's College of North Carolina at the age of 17 and worked
until the end of the war when she and Bob began their family with
the birth of their first son in 1947. She was a dedicated spectator
and supporter of all the sports in which her sons participated. She
enjoyed her travels abroad and was an avid bridge player. She was a
charter member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
Pat was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Robert
Lee Harrison, Sr., her parents James Howard Dabbs and Jeanette
Aiken Dabbs of Summerville, S.C.; and her brother, James Howard
Dabbs, Jr., of Goldsboro, N.C.
Mrs. Harrison is survived by her four sons and spouses; Robert
Lee Harrison, Jr. and Marsha Davis Harrison; James Michael
Harrison and Margaret McDonough Harrison; David Lewis
Harrison; Charles Jeffrey Harrison and Pamela Willingham
Harrison; plus eight grandchildren; David Lewis Harrison, Jr.,
Charles Jeffrey Harrison, Jr., Cameron Lee Harrison, Elizabeth
Stanton Harrison, Robert Lee Harrison, III, James Willingham
Harrison, James Lyle Harrison, and Michael Lee Harrison; plus
one great-grandchild; Oliviae Nancine Harrison.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart Cultural
Center, 1301 Greene St, Augusta, GA 30901.
Platt's Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, August 11, 2011