Mary Bernadine "Bernie" Harrison
HARRISON, MARY BERNADINE "BERNIE," 87, went home to meet our Lord and Savior on Monday, October 3, 2011.
She was born in Clarkson, KY to her parents, Everett and Clara Jarboe. Bernie worked as a dental technician at Fort Knox and later was an employee of World Tobac, but she is most well known for her unending love and dedication to her family. She is a member of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church, Deering Road campus.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Paul Harrison; her parents; and all of her siblings - brothers, Owen, James, Ernest, and Charles Jarboe and her sister, Frances Burt.
Bernie leaves behind her six children, Suzanne Spencer (Doug), Paula Wilkins (Damen), Gayle Harrison (Rita), Karla Hammer (Jimmie), Kathy Wilkins (Joey) and Robin Frazier (Roy); 14 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; her best friend, Mary Lou Green; and a host of family and friends who love her dearly.
The family would like to thank the staff of Park Terrace for their care and loving support of Bernie and her family.
Visitation will be at Hardy Funeral Home, 10907 Dixie Hwy., Wednesday, 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. A service to celebrate her life will be held at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Wednesday. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Peter the Apostle, 10801 Deering Road on Thursday at 10 a.m. with burial following in Bethany Memorial Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS).
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