Mr. Jerry Edward Harrison, age 51, of Speedwell passed away Friday, July 9, 2021. Jerry was a lifelong learner, enjoyed reading, and was a follower of Christ. His unspoken ministry in life was to make the world a better place, one card and letter at a time. He was a devoted Son, Brother, and Uncle. Jerry was currently enrolled in several courses on the topics of better understanding world religions, history, and many other subjects. Jerry found beauty in the simple things in life. Preceded in death by Infant Twin Brother, Larry Wayne Harrison; Grandparents, Oakie and Hester Harrison, Earl and Lorene Jackson, and several Aunts and Uncles.
Survivors: Parents, Charles Edward and Mary Ann Jackson Harrison; Sister, Amy Reed and husband, Troy; Niece, Lydia Reed. Several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral Services Tuesday, July 13, 2021, 3:00 P.M. at Walters Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Eric Bonner officiating. Interment to follow at Ausmus Cemetery in Speedwell. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. before funeral services. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made in Jerry’s honor c/o Walters Funeral Home, 509 East Central Avenue, LaFollette, TN 37766, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or at StJude.org, or Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 5023, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5023, or at Doctorswithoutorders.org. Because of Jerry’s love of sending cards and letters, his family requests those wishing to express their written condolences to please feel free to send those to the Family address. Online condolences for Jerry may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mr. Jerry Harrison.