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Harrison family holds reunion

Harrison family holds reunion

Posted: Thursday, October 27, 2011 8:03 pm

The children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the late F.B. and Hilda Carroll Harrison family gathered recently at the family farm in the Minnick community for a reunion.
The group shared humorus family stories and participated in a family trivia contest and a hay ride over the farm, along with ATV riding. They were entertained with music by Lester and Terry Harrison, who played their guitars. For lunch, they enjoyed a barbecue meal provided by extended family member Mac Sutton. They departed the farm and had an evening meal at Boyette’s at Reelfoot Lake, followed by dessert at the home of Wanda Sanders in Union City.
Those in attendance were the children and their spouses of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harrison. They were Robert and JoAnn Harrison of Atoka; Norma (Harrison) and Jesse Jones of Jackson; Dr. Lester and Joanne Harrison of Raymond, Miss.; and Wanda (Harrison) Sanders and Bill and Brenda (Harrison) Brewer, all of Union City.
The grandchildren of the late Mr. and Mrs. Harrison in attendance included Dr. Terry and Paula Harrison of San Diego; Ron and Sherri Harrison of Southaven, Miss.; Amy (Harrison) and Chip Ward of Atoka; Laurie (Harrison) Leslie of Olive Branch, Miss.; Danny Jones of Jackson; Connie (Jones) Vaughn of Hornbeak; Greg Sanders of Nashville; Karen Sanders of Cordova; and Dr. Stephen Harrison of San Antonio.
Great-grandchildren of the Harrisons present were Lindsay (Harrison) Wright, Lauren Harrison and Bobby and Stephanie Harrison, all of Olive Branch; Chandler and Lilly Ward of Atoka; and Ethan Vaughn of Hornbeak.
Also visiting were long-time friends and neighbors Dimple Stover, Jesse Stover, Donna Stover McGuire and Glenda Sanders, all of Obion.
Family members unable to attend, but sending best wishes, were Roger, Suzanne and Ryan Harrison of Boynton Beach, Fla.; Austin and Tyler Harrison of San Diego; David, Trent, Trey and Tanner Harrison and Bobby, Judy and Emily Miller, all of Memphis; Steve, Leslie and Tyler Wright of Olive Branch; Erich, Kristen and Hayden Miller of Oxford, Miss.; Johnny, Courtney, Harly and Wyatt Gantt and Josh, Ashleigh and Sawyer Roberson, all of Hornbeak; Dr. Don, Jennifer and Shelby Panter of West Lafayette, Ind.; Kaitlin Panter of Knoxville; McLean Panter of Annapolis, Md.; Renee, Taylor and Anna-Lauren Harrison of San Antonio; Bryan, Dr. Beth, Christopher, Kaylee and Camden Hood of Madison, Miss.; Dr. Jim, Amy, Brooke and Matthew Harrison of Clinton, Miss.; Ken, Missy, Amy, Josh, Zach, Luke, Joseph, Nicholas, Philip and Rose Mary Harrison of Leaf Ridge, Ill; Chad, Sally, Ava, Megan and Tessa Brewer of Alexandria, Va.; and Bill Thurman of Tempe, Ariz.
The next family reunion will be Oct. 20, 2012.

Published in The Messenger 10.27.11

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