Charlene (Burrow) Harrison
Odessa American, Obituaries 2004
Odessa, Ector County, Texas
Submitted by Dolores Bishop, Cemeteries of Texas Sep 13 2004
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ODESSA — Marjorie Charlene (Burrow) Harrison, age 80, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2004, at Hildebrand Care Center in Canon City, Colo.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1924, near Dexter, Cooke County, Texas, to George Henry and Cecil Oveta (Barnes) Burrow. She attended Dexter schools and graduated from Gainesville High School in 1942. She married Loyd Telmon “L.T.” Harrison on Dec. 16, 1942, in Thackerville, Okla. She was a lifetime member of the Mission Dorado Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas, before she and her husband moved four years ago to Canon City to be near their son.
As a wonderful Christian wife and mother, she left a deep legacy of love for her husband, children and great-grandchildren. She had a gift of being a wonderful cook and used that gift to lovingly serve her family and friends.
She also loved her church and enjoyed using her gifts of hospitality to serve her brothers and sisters in Christ.
Survivors include her husband; three sons, Gailen Eugene and wife Frankie of Monument, Colo., Ronald Dean of Windsor, Calif., and Boby George and wife Rowena of Salt Lake City, Utah; sister, Marcella (Burrow) Clegg of Gainesville, Texas; and brother, George Carroll and wife Sandra of Gainesville. She is also survived by five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sons, Loyd and Danial.
Funeral services will be at 4:30 p.m. today at 4:30 p.m. at Holt Family Chapel of the Garden. A reception will follow in the Holt Funeral Home Garden Room. Funeral services will also be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, at the Mission Dorado Baptist Church in Odessa, Texas, with Pastor Robert Bratcher officiating. Interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Odessa will follow.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mission Dorado Baptist Church Memorial Fund in Marjorie’s name.