Frank L. Harrison Sr. Sunday, May 8, 1932 - Friday, August 4, 2017
Frank Lewis Harrison Sr. was born May 8, 1932 to the late, Benjamin F. Harrison Sr. and Annie Mae Summerville Harrison in Sparkman, Arkansas. At an early age the family moved to Kansas City, Ks. where he remained a lifelong resident. His early education was in the Rosedale, Ks. area and later attended Sumner High School in the class of 1950.Frank joined the United States Army in 1950 and fought in the Korean War. He was employed for many years at Gustin Bacon/ Certaineed Fiberglass until the plant closed. He would later retire from Countryside maintenance, and after retirement he worked for 10 years at Presbyterian Manor Nursing Facility. He was united in marriage to Norma Jean Watson Harrison on April 9, 1955. To this union four sons were born. He was also the father of two daughters. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. Frank joined First Baptist Church of Quindaro where he dedicated his life to Christ, and was baptized with his two oldest sons under Reverend Curtis Herron. He was an usher and later served as a Deacon for fifty plus years until God called him home. His wife, Norma Jean, daughter Jacqueline, grandson, Ray, parents, and sisters, Bessie Mae and Delois Benita preceded him in death. He leaves to cherish his memory: four sons, Frank L. Harrison Jr.( Ceceila), Ivan E. Harrison Sr.(Vondetta), Dr. Bernard S. Harrison and Norman A. Harrison Sr. Dr.; daughter, Maurine D. Tull; three brothers, Benjamin F. Harrison Jr. (Helen) Robert A. Harrison and Eugene Jackson (Janice); loving devoted sister, Hellene R. Moore (Emmett, Friend), nine grandsons, Charles, Darius (Yvonne), Lewis(Leslie) Ryan (Cathy), Alan, Ivan Jr.(Demetrice), Phillip, Tyrone and Darrell; three grand-daughters, Marquita (Tyrone), Latoy and Robyn (Anthony); twenty three great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, Lyonda “Dolly” Harrison former daughter-in-law and a host of relatives and special friend, Pearlene Mock. We give reverence to the dead through our service ro the living.