Shelby News - Oct. 21, 1909
Died in Louisville - Thomas Harrison for many years a citizen of
Mt. Eden died at his home in Louisville at 5:30 o'clock last
Thursday afternoon of Bright's Disease. He had suffered from the
trouble for nearly three years, but was confined to his bed for
only a short time. Mr. Harrison was a veteran of the Civil
War having _____ ____ ____ in the Federal army during that
conflict. For little more than half a century he had been a member
of the Mt. Eden Baptist Church and was also a Mason and a Knight
Templar. All his life had been spent in Mt. Eden with the
____ of a few years when he ____ Louisville.
Five years ago his beloved wife, Mrs. Carrie N. Harrison proceeded
him to the grave. Rev. B. F. Hungerford of this county
received both Mr. Harrison and his wife into the Baptist Church,
officiated at their marriage and preached at both their funerals.
Mr. Harrison is survived by eight children - C. G. Harrison of
California, William, Edgar T. and James Harrison, Mrs. W. M. Her,
ND, Miss Ona Harrison of Louisville, Mrs. W. T. Shields of
Bloomfield and Mrs. J. M. Robertson of Waddy.
The remains were
brought to Shelbyville Saturday morning and the funeral services
were conducted by Rev. B. F. Hungerford at the chapel in Grove
Hill Cemetery. The interment followed in the family lot with
Masonic honors conferred by the Mt. Eden Lodge.
by Hallie, HDBM@aol.com..