Obadiah “Obie” Harrison

Obadiah “Obie” Harrison
November 11, 1921 – September 3, 2010
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Obadiah “Obbie” Harrison was born on 11 Nov 1921 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA a child of Frank E Harrison and Susie Mae McDonald Harrison.


Obediah Harrison was counted in the census on 24 Apr 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA , as an 8-year-old, male, single, black, son. Also in the home was his father, Frank Harrison; his mother, Susie May Harrison; and his siblings, Gertie Bell Harrison, Odell Harrison, Maevin Harrison, Pencal Harrison, Rothwell Harrison, Preston Harrison, Mayola Harrison, Francis Harrison, and Shelton Harrison.


On January 6, 1976, Obbie Harrison was mentioned as the living brother in the obituary of Shelton Harrison.


Obadiah “Obbie” Harrison died on 03 Sep 2010 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. He was buried on 06 Sep 2016 in Lugoff, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Sutton Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.


ELGIN – Mr. Obadiah Harrison “Obie”, son of the late Frank E. Harrison and Susie Mae McDonald Harrison was born on November 11, 1921 in Elgin, SC, and departed this life as we know it on September 3, 2010 at his residence. Mr. Harrison was the last survivor of his ten (10) siblings. He was preceded in death by his cherished wife, Georgia Bennett Harrison in March of 2003.

Mr. Harrison attended Cooke School in Blaney, SC, and he later enlisted in the United States Army during World War II. After his military service, Mr. Harrison worked at Crafts Farrow State Hospital as a barber until his retirement.

He was a member of Unity Methodist Church of Lugoff, SC, where he served faithfully until his health began to decline.

He enjoyed hunting, working in his garden, and taking care of his pets. He was an active member of Capital City Lodge #47, Columbia, SC.

He leaves to cherish is memories: one daughter, Bobbie Harrison; one son, Jerome Harrison of Elgin, SC; one sister-in-law, Mrs. Roberts S. Harrison of Richmond, VA; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held, Monday, September 6, 2010, 12:00 pm at Unity United Methodist Church, 1332 Fort Jackson Road, Lugoff, South Carolina. Interment will be at Sutton Branch Baptist Church, Lugoff, SC.

Nelson Funeral Home of Ridgeway in charge.

September 5, 2010  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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September 6, 2010  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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