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Obituary for Jearl Lee Harrison
Jearl Lee Harrison, 80, of Roper died Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Three Rivers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Windsor.
Born July 12, 1936 in Edgecombe County, she was the daughter of the late Henry Roland Lee and Lillie Briley Lee and was preceded in death by her husband, William Alton Harrison; son, Marty Alan Harrison; sister, Nell Lee Benham and sister-in-law, Brenda Lee. Jearl was a retired secretary and member of Mackeys United Methodist Church. She enjoyed knitting, golfing, her family, her friends and her church. She found much joy in starting the "prayer shawl" ministry with the ladies of her church.
Her family includes her daughter, Alta Leigh Allen and husband Butch of Roper, N.C.; grandchildren, John Dustin Allen and wife Erica of Greenville, S.C., William Harrison Allen and wife Heather of Snowshoe, W. VA. and Altalee Allen; sisters, Ruby Lee Knox and husband Curtis of Robersonville, N.C., Faye Lee Lilley and husband Daniel of Williamston, N.C., Sudie Lee Hardison and husband Robert of New Bern, N.C., Patsy Lee Price and Jackie Lee Mobley and husband Paul both of Bear Grass, N.C.; brother, Berles Lee of Beaufort, N.C.; brother-in-law, Fred Benham of Virginia Beach, VA.; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. at Mackeys United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Hillside Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, July 19, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mackeys United Methodist Church or Plymouth United Methodist Church.
Arrangements are by Maitland Funeral Home, Plymouth.