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J C -Blackbird- Harrison, Russell Springs, KY/Knifley, KY native (1943-2018)

May 22, 1943 - September 1, 2018 (Age 75)
He was a member of Mt. Calvary Community Church in Dunnville, KY, where he served as a Deacon. He was a Automobile mechanic worked at various garages, dealerships & operated his own garage. He was a born in Adair County, KY, and was a resident of Russell County, KY, at the time of his death there. He was the patriarch of a large, respected family. He was the son of the late Hancil Hugh & Ivadean Lee Harrison. His wife, Minnie Sue Asberry Harrison, survives. He leave seven direct living descendants.
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J C "Blackbird" Harrison, age 75 years, of Russell Springs, KY, formerly of the Knifley & Pellyton community in Adair, County, KY, passed away Saturday, September 1 2018, at 7:50pmCT, at his home in Russell Springs, KY, after an illness.

Funeral service Monday, September 3, 2018 at 1pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. David Asberry the officiating clergy. Interment will be in the Cold Springs Cemetery in Casey County, KY. Visitation after 9amCT, Monday.

J C "Blackbird" Harrison, Knifley, KY native (1943-2018)

He was born on May 22, 1943, at Knifley, Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Hancil Hugh & Ivadean Lee Harrison. He died Saturday, September 1, 2018, in Russell Springs, Russell County, KY, at the age of 75 years, three months and 10 days.

He was preceded in death by half sisters Jewell Lee, Flo Carroll & Beulah Lee.

He is survived by:
  • His wife - Minnie Sue Asberry Harrison of Russell Springs, KY

  • Two sons - Steven Carl (Elke) Harrison of Union, KY, and Michael Douglas Harrison of Bowling Green, KY

  • Two daughters - Debbi (Carlos) Hawkins Denny of Glasgow, KY; and Jennifer Kay Asberry of Russell Springs, KY

  • One brother - Tommy Harrison of Campbellsville, KY

  • Four sisters - Joyce (Jimmy) Pogue of Campbellsville, KY; Imogene Roberts of Shepherdsville, KY; Betty Bottoms of Liberty, KY; & Louise (Edward) Cundiff of Shepherdsville, KY

  • Three grandchildren - Akia Hawkins, Julia Harison & Sabrina Harrison
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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, is in charge of arrangements.

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J C -Blackbird- Harrison, Russell Springs, KY/Knifley, KY native (1943-2018)

2018-09-02 - 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY - Photo from Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

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