Eloise Kay was born on 03 Nov 1918 in Anderson, South Carolina, USA as the first child of Thomas Crayton Kay and Gertrude Whitworth Kay.
Eloise Kay was counted in the census on 06 Jan 1920 in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, USA, as a 1-year-old, female, single, white, great-granddaughter. Also in the home was; Thomas C Cann ( her great-grandfather), Ella Cann (her great-grandmother), Ewell Thompson (her first cousin, once removed), Isham O. Kay (her paternal grandfather), Dessie Kay (paternal grandmother), Thomas C Kay (her father), and Gertrude Kay (her mother)
Eliose Kay was counted in the census on 16 Apr 1930 in Varennes, Anderson, South Carolina, USA, as a 11-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Thomas C Kay; her mother, Gertrude Kay; her siblings, Frances Kay and Thomas Kay.
Eloise Kay was counted in the census on 19 Apr 1940 in Varennes, Anderson, South Carolina, USA, as a 21-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Thomas Kay; her mother, Gertrude Kay; and her brother, Thomas Oliver Kay.
When she was 23, she married Manning Irving Harrison on 04 Oct 1942 in Anderson, South Carolina, USA.
She died on 08 Sep 2018 in Anderson, South Carolina, USA. She was buried on 12 Sep 2018 in Anderson, Anderson, South Carolina, USA at Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery.
Eloise Kay Harrison
Eloise Harrison of Anderson, widow of Manning I. Harrison, died Saturday September 8, 2018. A lifelong Anderson resident, she was educated in its public schools and at Anderson College and was retired from Piedmont Candy and Cigar Company. Mrs. Harrison was a long time member of Trinity United Methodist Church where she had been active in multiple programs and was a member of the Wesley Sunday School Class and the Julia Camp Circle.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas C. And Gertrude W. Kay; sister Frances Kay Morris; and brother, Dr. Thomas O. Kay. Surviving are son, COL, (R)USA, Tom Harrison (Katrina), Chandler, AZ; grandson, Crayton Harrison (Lesley Tellez), Queens, NY; granddaughter, Kate Pazdernik (Matt), Brooklyn, NY; three great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Harrison most recently resided at Garden House and greatly appreciated the love and support she received from the staff, dear friends, and her church family.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 12, at Sullivan-King Mortuary Chapel conducted by Rev. Mary Teasley, Pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10 until 11a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully recommends memorials be made to the Eloise K. Harrison (’37) Scholarship at Anderson (SC) University, 316 Boulevard, Anderson, SC 29621 or to Trinity United Methodist Church, 1809 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.