Estelle Mathewes Harrison
Funeral services for Estelle Mathewes Harrison (Big Mamma, Sis), age 96, of Kingwood TX will be held Friday, November 9, 2012 at Ruston Church of Christ. Officiating the service will be Jim Davis. Interment will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Ruston.
Mrs. Harrison was born August 11, 1916 in Ruston, LA and went to be with her Lord and Savior on November 3, 2012 in Kingwood TX. She is preceded in death by her parents, Betsy and Henry Mathewes; husband: Grady Harrison; brothers: Everett Mathewes and Wesley Mathewes; and sister: Margie Richardson.
On July 4, 1935 Estelle married Grady Harrison. Estelle lived a long and happy life known by her siblings as “Sis” and children and grandchildren as” Big Mama”, and loved by all. She enjoyed sewing, fishing, reading, and quilting.
She is survived by brother: Bill Mathewes; sisters: Gladys Wilson and Ethel Cottrell; double first cousin: Nell Carnahan; children: Jimmy Harrison and wife Meeda of Shreveport, LA and Breckenridge CO; Bobby Harrison and wife Pat of Murphy, TX; Ralph Harrison and wife Sue of Dubach, LA; and Linda Ward and husband Mel of Kingwood, TX ; grandchildren: Terry Ballard, Tomme Harrison, Tiffany Breeding, Scott Harrison, Heather Spillers, Stephanie Prater, David O’Haugherty, James Harrison, Eric Harrison, Amanda Ward and Harrison Ward; great grandchildren: Cody Sullivan, Clay Sullivan, Meredith Harrison, Morgan Harrison, Tessa Breeding, Cara Breeding, Lauren Spillers, Mitchell Spillers, Maryanna Spillers, Landon Spillers, Riley Harrison, Paige Harrison, Savannah Prater, Morgan O’Haugherty, Jacob O’Haugherty, Jordan Harrison, Jayce Harrison, Abbegayle Harrison, Serenity Harrison and Callie Harrison; great great grandchildren: Paige Sullivan and Emily Sullivan.
Pallbearers will be Tomme Harrison, James Harrison, Eric Harrison, Harrison Ward, Jordan Harrison, Jayce Harrison, Cody Sullivan, and Clay Sullivan.
Honorary pallbearers will be Scott Harrison, David O’Haugherty, Landon Spillers, Mitchell Spillers, and Riley Harrison.
Visitation will be held from 1:00 PM to service time (2:00 PM) on Friday, November 9, 2012 at the Church of Christ in Ruston.
Online condolences may be to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com