Jean Pickren Harrison, 90, of St. Marys passed away Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, at her residence.
Born Sept. 20, 1927, in Folkston, she was the daughter of the late Verne J. Pickren and Marion Mills Evans. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth Harrison, and siblings, Marion Pickren Bell and S.L. Pickren.
Mrs. Harrison had been a resident of Camden County since 1950. She was a member of St. Marys United Methodist Church since 1950 and was very active in the church choir. She and her husband, Kenneth, established the Camden County Tribune in April 1950 and she was a member of the Junior Woman’s Club and Daughters of the American Revolution.
The family expresses their gratitude to the wonderful caregivers Betty Nettles, Joyce Peeples, Loren Hamilton, Spencer and Robin Grayson.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, at the graveside in Oak Grove Cemetery with Rev. Roy White officiating.
Survivors include her sons, Mike Harrison (Lorraine) of Harrietts Bluff, Joe Harrison (Selena) of Aiken, S.C., and Jeff Harrison (Rita) of Harrietts Bluff; three grandchildren, Craig Harrison, Jamie Lynn Harrison and Marci Harrison Henry; three great-grandchildren, Reed Harrison, Louisa Harrison and Cole Harrison; and several nieces and nephews.
The family requests contributions in memory of Mrs. Harrison be made to the Helping Hands Food Pantry of St. Marys United Methodist Church or the Humane Society of Camden County.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.