Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Maxine Harrison, 94, of Kilmichael will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 30 at Kilmichael United Methodist Church, with burial following in Old Plank Cemetery in Vaiden. Rev. Cindy Glazier will officiate the service. Pallbearers will be Trent Harrison, Ryan Hovas, Justin Hovas, Clint Vaughn, Luke Vaughn, and Brent Woods. Her grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Visitation will be Friday, April 29 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Oliver Funeral Home and Saturday, April 30 from 1:00 p.m. until service time at Kilmichael United Methodist Church.
Anna Maxine Harrison was born on November 22, 1927, in rural Carroll County. One of four children born to Brantley Harrell Scott and Maggie Mai Gordin Scott, she is preceded in death by her sister, Rubye Louise Briscoe Pullen and brothers, Harrell Gordin Scott and John Stanley Scott.
In 1945 she married Ernest Quinton Harrison, Jr. Together they had six children; Linda Fay Hovas (Benny), Glenda Kay Hovas (Billy), Barbara Ann Tompkins (Gregory), James Quinton Harrison, Rebecca Lynn McCormick (Charlie) and Wayne Brantley Harrison who survived her. A daughter, Wanda Louise Harrison died in infancy. In addition she leaves 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.
She was employed as a seamstress and supervisor at Windam Manufacturing in Winona 1959-1978. In 1978 with good references for her cooking abilities, Brent Towing Company of Greenville hired her as a riverboat cook. She worked with them for many years and then with various other towing companies until in 2001 at the age of 73 she decided to retire.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Kilmichael United Methodist Church or Old Plank Cemetery Fund.