Friday, January 12, 2007

Florene Kathryn Harrison, 77, of Springfield, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007, in Magnolia Square.

She was born Oct. 16, 1929, in Cape Fair to Josh and Clara Edna Coones Starkey. She attended school in Cassville and Fulton and was a retired nurse. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Lee Wallace, one granddaughter and her siblings, Edward Gene Starkey, Lynn Starkey and Mary Lee Bonnette.

Survivors include: her husband, Kenneth Clay Harrison, of Springfield; daughter, Rebecca Sue James and her husband, Charles, of Dora; three sisters, Kathlene Kessinger, Ann Peters and Roberta Eldred, all of Springfield; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Monday in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel. Burial followed at Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield.