Mildred Cleo Jackson Harrison, 93 of Hannibal passed away at 8:02 a.m., Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.
Mildred Cleo Jackson Harrison, 93 of Hannibal passed away at 8:02 a.m., Friday, Jan. 29, 2010, at Hannibal Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010, at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. Pastor Donna Scott, of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, of Paris, Mo., will officiate. Burial will follow at Grand View Burial Park. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1, at Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.
Mrs. Harrison was born on July 27, 1916, the only daughter of Thomas Walls and Gertrude Douglas Jackson of Shelbina. They preceded her in death in 1963 and 1988 respectively.
Mildred attended school at Shelbina and graduated in 1934. She married Leo Harrison Sr., on April 27, 1937, by the Rev. Eisenburg at her parent’s home in Shelbina. Their only child, Leo Harrison Jr., was born on Feb. 16, 1938, and preceded her in death on April 27, 1993.
Survivors include her husband, Leo Sr.; three grandchildren, Leo Harrison III and wife Karla of New London, Lisa Latteman of Parkville, Mo., and Scott Harrison and wife Gina, of Kansas City, Mo.; great-grandchildren include Tiffany Harrison of Huntsville, Ala., Sarah Gordon of Kirksville, Lindsey Latteman of Parkville, Mo., Kirste Harrison of Greenville, S.C., Ben Latteman of Parkville, Laura and Chuck Stewart of Hannibal; great-great-granddaughter, Macy Caroline Stewart of Hannibal; and a daughter-in-law, Helen Robinson of Hannibal. Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents and son, was a grandson-in-law, Jim Latteman.
She loved traveling with her husband to trapshooting tournaments to watch Leo Sr., and her grandsons compete. She enjoyed playing bridge with many of her friends at T.J.’s Supper Club. She was an avid antique collector and loved to square dance. She attended the Christian Science Church. Mildred was also a member of The King’s Daughters.
Pallbearers will be Kenny Latimer, James D. Overstreet, Ben Latteman, Chuck Stewart, Bernard Wayne (Doc) Sapp and Steve Fuller.
Memorials may be made to Northeast Missouri Humane Society or to the donor’s choice, in care of Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.