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Willa "Mae" Harrison

Jul 08, 2013

Willa “Mae” Harrison, 94, Mt Pleasant, died July 6, 2013, at Henry County Health Center in Mt Pleasant.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, at Behner Funeral Home. Burial will be at Fell Cemetery, south of Libertyville.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the funeral service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Libertyville Fire Department or Libertyville Faith Methodist Church. Cards and memorials can be sent to 507 N. Lee Street, Mt Pleasant, Iowa 52641-1442.

She was born Aug. 13, 1918, in Eldon, to John William and Maggie Leoda Potts Allison. She married Ralph “Johnny” Harrison on May 29, 1941. He preceded her in death.

She grew up in many places, finally settling in Jefferson County. She was a graduate of Fairfield High School and Parsons College. She spent almost 42 years as a school teacher working for the Fairfield Community School District.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one sister, Margaret (Beth) Cooksey; four brothers, Ira (Deyo), Keith (Leroy), William (Bill), and John Jr. (Jack) Harrison.

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