Joseph B Harrison, Sr.


Joseph B. Harrison, Sr., 79, departed peacefully on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2018, after an extended illness. He was born July 31, 1939, in Felixville, Louisiana, to the late William and Eva Harrison.
He retired from General Motors and was a veteran of the United States Army. He was a member of Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church where he was chairman emeritus of the Deacon Board.
He leaves to leaves to cherish his memory a son, Joseph ( LeighAnn) Harrison, Jr., of Fishers; daughter, Jeannette (Rev. Dewayne) Cooley, Anderson; sisters, Earlene Harrison, Shelby Harrison, Mildred Miles, Gwendolyn (Melvin) Carter, Sr.; brother; Ralph Harrison, all of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; five grandsons; and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha.
Homegoing services will be noon Thursday, Jan. 3, 2018, at Bethesda Missionary Baptist Church. Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to noon at the church. Pastor Marcus D. Cooley will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to L.C. May Funeral Service.
Published on December 31, 2018
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