HARRISON, Patricia W.
Patricia W. Harrison
Patricia W. “Pat” “Nana” Harrison, age 78, of Marietta died Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Saturday at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Marietta with Rev. Randy Cheek officiating. Interment will follow at Kennesaw Mountain Memorial Park Cemetery. Patricia W. Harrison was born on May 3, 1935 in Boiling Springs, NC and was raised by Ernest Victor and May Phillips. As a young child, she enjoyed working in the fields picking cotton and after her aunt and uncle acquired a skating rink in the area, she was an avid skater often putting on shows at the rink. Pat attended nursing school in Spartanburg, SC graduating in 1955. She met her husband of 55 years, Robert W. Harrison in Charleston, SC and they were married December 16, 1956 and relocated to Marietta, GA. Upon starting their new home, they welcomed their son, Robert Victor Harrison (Vic) and several years later were blessed with a daughter, Robin Elizabeth Harrison. Pat was blessed to have five grandchildren, Eydie Harrison, Chase Clements, Emma Harrison, Trent Harrison and Preston Harrison. She adored all of her grandchildren and never missed spending time with them. She loved the Lord and her family and friends. Her husband of 55 years, Robert W. Harrison died in 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Robin E. Clements and her husband, Joe Clements and her son, Robert V. (Vic) Harrison and his wife, Julie Harrison along with her 5 grandchildren; nieces and nephews; also Nana’s angels, Michelle Spencer and Kim Freeman. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to Tranquility at Kennesaw Mountain, 475 Dickson Ave., Marietta, GA 30064. Family will receive friends from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 pm on Friday at the funeral home as well as that evening after visitation at their home. 770-428-1511 www.mayeswarddobbins.com