John and Carrie Harrison --my maternal great grandparents
Carrie Ethel Whitney Harrison (October 11, 1897--August 1, 1939)
"Among The Colored" By Rev C. L. Stevens
New Bern Tribune
Saturday August 5, 1939
Mrs Carrie Harrison, wife of Sonny Harrison, died at Good Shepherd hospital Tuesday around 4 pm. Funeral was held from St Peters A. M. E. Z. church Friday at 2pm. Rev. E. T. Melver, officiating. She leaves to mourn their lost her husband, 10 sons and 3 daughters and a host of relatives and friends.
Mrs. Carrie Whitney died after a short illness. She is survived by her husband, John Harrison, several children, two brothers, and other relatives and friends.
(Portions of this post were originally published here on this blog on August 21, 2011)