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Ernest Lynn Harrison

July 9, 1928 February 25, 2019
Ernest Lynn Harrison
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Obituary for Ernest Lynn Harrison

Ernest Lynn Harrison, age 90, of Flintville, TN passed away on Monday, February 25, 2019 at Bailey Manor. He was born in Huntland, TN on July 9, 1928 to George Maynard and Leona Moss Harrison.

He was a member of the 1947 graduating class of Flintville High School. He was a member of Smithland Community Church, where he married his wife of 69 years, Annette Foster, and where he later served as a deacon. He was a truck driver for the Gulf Oil Company in Fayetteville from 1949 to 1951, prior to enlisting in the USAF. He served four years in the U.S. Air Force where he received basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, TX and Amarillo Air Force Base in Amarillo, TX as a jet aircraft mechanic, and served his enlistment in flight training command at Bryant Air Force Base in Bryan, TX. He worked as a mechanic for Lyon Inc. in Huntland. He was employed with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture for 30 years, retiring in August 1993 as an Inspector for the Division of Quality and Standards. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.

Mr. Harrison was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

He is survived by his son: Ernest Lynn ‘Harri’ Harrison II of Mulberry, TN; two granddaughters: Erin B. (John) Pigg of Fayetteville, TN and Lyndsay H. (Lyle) Corder of Mulberry, TN; four great grandchildren: Kennedi Braye Berryhill, Lauryn Olivia Berryhill, Coy Harrison Corder and Josey Annette Corder; and three step great grandchildren: Joseph Michael Pigg, Jacob Matthew Pigg and Jonathan Micah Pigg.

Funeral services will be conducted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home with Paul Denton and Rev. Terrell Bain officiating. Burial will follow in Flintville Cemetery. Visitation is Wednesday from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m.


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Visitation

Wednesday

27

Feb

12:00 PM 2/27/2019 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2/27/2019 2:00:00 PM
Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home

508 West College Street
P.O. Box 508
Fayetteville, TN 37334

Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home
508 West College Street Fayetteville 37334 TN
United States

Service

Wednesday

27

Feb

2:00 PM 2/27/2019 2:00:00 PM
Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home

508 West College Street
P.O. Box 508
Fayetteville, TN 37334

Gallant-Riverview Funeral Home
508 West College Street Fayetteville 37334 TN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Flintville Cemetery Final Resting Place

190 Flintville Rd.
Flintville, TN 37335

190 Flintville Rd. Flintville 37335 TN
United States
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