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George Washington Harrison

Rev. George Washington Harrison, 83, resident of 66 Harrison Rd. Abbeville, husband of Verbielee Argo Harrison, went to be with his Lord Wednesday Sept. 15, 2010 at his passing in the Hospice House in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Aiken, SC, he was a son of the late Benjamin A. Harrison and Etta Williams Harrison.

He was a United States Navy veteran having been stationed on the USS John R. Craig. He was a retired Church of God minister having served churches in Abbeville and McCormick, SC. He worked for many years at Greenwood Christian School. He also served as a volunteer EMT with the Abbeville Rescue Squad. He was a loyal and faithful member of the Abbeville Church of God. He will be lovingly missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 64 years, Verbielee Argo Harrison of the home; 4 sons, Wayne Harrison and his wife Mary of Abbeville, SC, Darrell Harrison and his wife Renee of Dade City, FL, Larry Harrison and his wife Pat of Verdery, SC and Keith Harrison and his wife Tammie of Greenwood, SC; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday Sept. 17, 2010 at 3:00 in the Chandler Chapel at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home with the Rev. s Verson Hodges and Richard Laster officiating. The burial will follow in Melrose Cemetery with Military Honors. The family is at the home 66 Harrison Rd. Abbeville, SC.

The body is at The Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home where the family received friends from 7:00 until 8:30 PM Thursday evening.

Memorials in memory of Rev. Harrison may be made to the Abbeville Church of God PO Box 26 Abbeville, SC 29620.

Visitation

Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Thursday, Sept 16, 2010
7:00-8:30 PM

Service

Chandler Chapel, Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, September 17, 2010
3:00 PM

Interment

Melrose Cemetery
Hwy 28
Abbeville ,  SC  29620

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Guestbook

ALTHOUGH NO WORDS CAN REALLY HELP TO EASE THE LOSS YOU BEAR WE HOPE IT BRINGS SOME COMFORT TO KNOW THAT WE CARE AND ARE PRAYING FOR YOUR FAMILY.

WAYNE & GAIL SARTIN Sep 17 2010 12:00 AM

HospiceCare of the Piedmont wishes to extend its condolences to the family of George Harrison. Hospice considered it a privilege to briefly care for Mr. Harrison.

HospiceCare of the Piedmont Sep 17 2010 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss but praises in Heaven for the coming home of one who loved the Lord!!!I will be thinking of you--wish I could be with you for the service Love you all Betty

Betty McCord Summer Sep 16 2010 12:00 AM

To the Harrison Family, So sorry for your loss. Rev. Harrison will be missed he served many years on this earth and now he is walking the streets of Heaven. I enjoyed being his nurse when I had a chance. Prayers to you all.

Ree Ree and Donnie Ashley Sep 16 2010 12:00 AM

Sister Verbilee and Family: Our hearts were so saddened to hear of Brother George's homegoing. He was a great memeber and always there for us supporting us in anything we endeavored to do. The wisdom he shared with us during our pastoring will forever be remembered. He truly was a gentleman.We pray for the strength of the Lord to carry you during this time. We love you dearly.

Rev. and Mrs. Tony G, Ellis Sep 16 2010 12:00 AM

Sister Harrison and Family: Karen and I were deeply saddened to hear of Brother George's homegoing. He was a wonderful man and a great member to pastor. We pray that God will comfort you and strengthen you in this time of sadness. Love, Chris and Karen Johnson

Rev. and Mrs. Chris Johnson Sep 15 2010 12:00 AM