Dorothy Harrison

Dorothy Ann (Betty) Harrison passed away Friday, November 16. Dorothy was born on May 7, 1925 in Pryor, Oklahoma to Guy and Christine Hedrick. In addition to her parents Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years Thomas R. Harrison and her brother Blake Hedrick. She is survived by her two daughters, Carolan Mendel and husband Don; Catherine Stilwill and husband Dr. Richard; 5 grandsons Jason and Adam Mendel; Blake, Dr. Christopher, and Benjamin Stilwill; 3 great grandsons, Trent Mendel, Ryan and Christian Stilwill; one great granddaughter, Madeline Stilwill.
Dorothy loved to shop and read and was a very good bridge player. Her husband's career took them from Tulsa, Oklahoma, Midland Michigan, Zurich, Switzerland and finally to Houston, TX.
Many heartfelt thanks to go the staff at The Harbor of Buchner Park Way Place and most especially to her dear friend Geneva Johnson. The family wishes to express their deepest gratitude to her for her loyalty and friendship to Dorothy.
There will be a private family service at a later date. Those wishing to make a donation in Dorothy's memory may do so by donating to the or to the .

Published in Houston Chronicle from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2012