Mrs. Faustine Elizabeth Aplin Harrison of Darlington, (Oak Grove Community) passed away Monday, May 27, 2013. She was 88. Mrs. Harrison was born Sept. 18, 1924 in Geneva County, Ala., to the late William Allen and Mattie Mae Holley Aplin. She had a very loving, giving spirit to all who knew her, loved people and never met a stranger. She was a loving and devoted mother and grandmother. For several years Mrs. Faustine assisted her son, H.R., at Depot Landscaping; actually, she lovingly "ran the business". For over 65 years she was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.
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In addition to her parents, her husband, Archie Harrison, a brother, Tommy Aplin, as well as a sister Marlene Linder, and a great-grandson, Josh Davis, all preceded her in death.
Survivors include one daughter, Robbie Davis Sexton (Charlie), Wewahitchka; one son, H.R. Harrison (Joyce), Westville; four grandchildren, Brooks Davis, Chipley, Leigh Davis Pogue (Tim), Birmingham, Ala., Terry Petty (Larry), Westville, Walker McDuffie (Kelly), Westville; one brother, Bill Aplin (Victoria), Samson, Ala; sister- in-law, JoAnn Aplin, Enterprise, Ala.; nine great-grandchildren; two great- great-grandchildren and other extended family and friends.
Funeral services were held at 11a.m. Wednesday, May 29, in the Oak Grove Baptist Church in Darlington with the Rev. Terry Smith and the Rev. Chuck Scott officiating. Mrs. Harrison was placed into the church one hour prior to service time. Burial followed in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Geneva directing. The family received friends at the funeral home Tuesday, May 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Hospice of Crestview.
Sorrells Funeral Home - Enterprise
4550 Boll Weevil Circle Enterprise, AL 36330
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on June 5, 2013