Laverna Othell Harrison
November 18, 1929  -  October 14, 2018

Laverna Othell Harrison

First Baptist Church
Jayton, TX  
Thursday, October 18, 2018
2:00 pm

Jayton Cemetery
Jayton, TX  

The angels rejoiced on October 14, 2018 when Laverna Harrison of Jayton, Texas entered Heaven. Laverna passed away at home surrounded by loved ones.

Services are to be held at the First Baptist Church on Thursday, October 17, 2018 at Jayton, Texas with Rev John Murdock, officiating. Burial will be In the Jayton Cemetery under direction of Weathersbee-Ray Funeral Home of Rotan.

Mrs. Harrison was born November 18, 1929 in Roby, Fisher County, Texas. She graduated from Jayton High School in 1947. She married Frank Odell Harrison on November 28, 1946 in Jayton, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband in 1984 and brothers Royce Healer, Barb Healer, Willie Healer, Tommy Healer, Elbert Healer and sister Ima Jo Humphreys, grandson Dennis Hunt, and great granddaughter Caitlyn Harper.

Mrs. Harrison lived in Jayton most of her life, however she lived in Midland, Texas from 2006 to 2010.

Mrs. Harrison owned and operated Jayton Flower Shop for many years. She also served as Kent County Treasurer for eighteen years. She was a faithful member of First Baptist Church for years and more recently, the Assembly of God Church. Always a faithful servant to her God, her faith sustained her through good times and bad. She was also a member of the Kent County Senior Citizens.

Mrs. Harrison will be greatly missed by her family. While they rejoice knowing she is no longer in pain, they will miss her love, wisdom and unfailing faith. She taught us all the true meaning of God’s grace and love. The knowledge she gave us will be etched in our minds forever as will her closeness and love for God.

She is survived by her children Dorothy L. Harper, Midland, Texas, Frankie O. Smith, Granite Falls, North Carolina, and Roy John Harrison, Jayton, Texas, a sister Donna Kay Healer Collins, grandchildren Chad Harper, Chimene Escobar and Karen Rogers and great grandchildren Justin Harper, Hunter Tate, Lily Tate, Atlee Escobar, Grip Escobar, Rush Escobar, Wyatt Rogers and Noah Rogers and Honorary grandsons John and Chuck Caddell.


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  1. Arden & Mackie Walker
    Lubbock, TX

    Prayers and sympathy to all the family.

  2. Karen Rogers
    Newton, NC

    You are loved! You will always be remembered for your unwavering love. Your faith and guidance has meant so much to me. I will strive to make you proud daily. Sing with the angels, Grandmomma and we shall see you one day.

  3. Tiffany (Harrison) Padilla
    Lubbock, TX

    Laverna is such a special and loving soul. We will all miss her dearly. Prayers and hugs to the family.

  4. Karen Humphreys McSpadden
    Crosby, TX

    RIP Aunt Sis, you will be dearly missed

  5. Sheryll Clark
    Chatham, IL

    Rest in his Heavenly arms! Your journey on earth is done. You will be missed by all who knew you. Love you Aunt Sis.

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