Myron Allen Harrison, of Gillsville, Ga., won his battle on Nov. 27, 2012, and is in his Heavenly home. Preceding him were his parents, Ira K. Harrison and Mozelle Hartley Harrison; sisters, Evelyn Harrison Cain, Iris Lee Kytle; special brothers-in-law, Calvin Brewster, Russell Murphy, Johnnie Wiley, Willard Ravan, Gene O'Kelley, Junior Reece.
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Myron was born Sept. 26, 1942, in Jackson County. He attended North Hall High School and North Georgia Tech School. He served with the Georgia National Guard, Det-A, Company A 1/121 Infantry from 1965-1971, receiving an honorable discharge. Myron's work talents were licensed electrician, licensed refrigeration technician, licensed construction contractor and poultry/cattle farmer. Myron was an active member of Unity Christian Church; he served on many ministries including children's ministry, trustee, buildings and grounds, deacon and elder.
Myron will be remembered for his love for Christ, the church, family and fellowman. He touched many lives and was loved for his honesty, caring and fun nature.
Myron will be greatly missed by his family: wife, Barbara Reece Harrison; sons and daughters-in-law, Kevin and Alicia Harrison, Jason and Kelly Harrison; grandchildren, Reece Allen Harrison, Chason Neal Harrison, Caleb Michael Harrison, Seth Riley Harrison, Jayce Myron Harrison, James Conley Harrison and Kenley Grace Harrison; siblings, Rhuna Ravan, Doug Harrison, Keith Harrison, Ruth Chapman, Rachel Pless.
Funeral Services to celebrate Myron's life will be 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at Mason and Ward Funeral Home chapel. The Rev. Mike Thompson, the Rev. Clack Stubbs and the Rev. Verlin Reece will officiate. Interment will be at Hillside Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 4-8 p.m.
A special thanks to the Northeast Georgia Hospice "GOLD" Team for the care administered during his last days on earth.
In lieu of flowers, Myron's desire was that contributions be made to Unity Christian Church Building Fund, 70 Unity Church Circle, Maysville GA 30558, or Hospice of Northeast Georgia, 743 Spring St., Gainesville GA 30501.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.masonward.com
Mason and Ward Funeral Home, 1190 McEver Road, Gainesville, GA 30504.
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Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Nov. 29, 2012