CHARLOTTE - Ellen Deans Harrison, 61, of 15129 Birling Road, died Nov. 12, 2012, at Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte.
Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at M.L Ford & Sons Funeral Home, 4820 Charlotte Hwy, Lake Wylie, S.C.
The family will receive friends following the service.
Mrs. Harrison was born April 30, 1951, in Wilson, to Ellen Brooks Deans and the late Edwin Gray Dean.
Ellen was a dog lover and had four rescue dogs. She was an avid collector of hummingbirds and enjoyed watching wild birds at her feeders.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years David Jay Harrison, mother Ellen B. Deans of Greenville, NC, brother and sister in law Edwin G. and Elaine Deans, niece Katherine Deans, and nephew Chris and wife Brittany Deans.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Red Cross, 2401 Park Rd., Charlotte, NC 28203 or the donors local humane society.
Online condolences may be made at www.mlfordsons.com.
M. L Ford & Son Funeral Home in Lake Wylie, SC is serving the family of Mrs. Harrison.