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In Memory of

Oleta Florence Harrison

June 5, 1930 - November 25, 2016

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Oleta Florence Roberts Harrison, 86, of Lenoir, passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Harrison was born June 5, 1930 in Cherokee County to the late Steve Roberts and Leila Newton Roberts.

Mrs. Harrison was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She worked at Broyhill Plant 3 for over 44 years. Oleta was a dedicated charter member of Welcome Home Baptist Church, she loved her church family. She was an avid gardener and liked canning and working outside.

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Oleta Florence Roberts Harrison, 86, of Lenoir, passed away Friday, November 25, 2016 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Harrison was born June 5, 1930 in Cherokee County to the late Steve Roberts and Leila Newton Roberts.

Mrs. Harrison was a loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She worked at Broyhill Plant 3 for over 44 years. Oleta was a dedicated charter member of Welcome Home Baptist Church, she loved her church family. She was an avid gardener and liked canning and working outside.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband; Willie O. Harrison, 3 brothers; Clyde, John and Fred Roberts, and a sister; Pauline Smith.

Those left to cherish her memory include her sons; Don Harrison and Phyllis Triplette of Lenoir, Jerry Harrison and wife Lenny of TN, daughters; Dean Wilson and husband Johnny of Granite Falls, Lisa Annas and husband Mark of Granite Falls, Mildred Walker and husband Terry of Lenoir; a brother; Jack Roberts, sisters; Lila Harrison, Geneva Bumgarner, Ruth Kincaid, Hattie Smith, and Mary Bumgarner.

Also left to cherish her memory are 9 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service to honor Mrs. Harrison will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2016 at 10:00 am at Welcome Home Baptist Church with Reverend Brooks Kirby and Reverend Jerry Harrison officiating. Burial will follow the service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lenoir.

The family will receive friends on Monday, November 28, 2016 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Welcome Home Baptist Church.

Serving as pallbearers will be Aaron Annas, Clay Wilson, Austin Fox, Chris Fox, Trevor Harrison, Travis Harrison, Daniel Benfield and Devin Ford. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Harrison Ford and Travis (TJ) Harrison.

Penry's Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Oleta Florence Roberts Harrison.