Thomas Harrison  

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.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:  Submitted by Hallie, HDBM@aol.com..


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