Grace M Harrison

1919 - 2012

Grace M. Harrison, age 92, of Fulton, died Saturday, January 21, 2012, at Fulton Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She was born October 14, 1919, in Fulton, the daughter of late Henry and Anna Bryant (Qualls) Gohring. On September 22, 1945, she married Walter L. Harrison in Fulton. He preceded her in death on August 11, 1957. Grace was employed for 32 years at the Fulton State Hospital retiring in 1984. She was an active lifetime member of First Baptist Church in Fulton. She was a member of the Rebecca Lodge, a charter member of ABWA, active in the VFW Auxiliary, and volunteered for RSVP Serve and also worked at the Clothes Cupboard. She is survived by four daughters: Ann Ruffel (Jack), Fulton, Jean Dawson (Tom), Kingdom City, Beverly Neese (Keith), Columbia, Helen Grace Shaw, Fulton; five grandchildren, 10 great- grandchildren, and one great-great-granddaughter; one brother: Morris Gohring; two sisters: Aline Taylor and Mildred Terrell, all of Fulton; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by three brothers and son-in-law, Dale Shaw. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday January 25, 2012, at the Debo Funeral Home in Fulton with Pastor Murray Buschert officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest City Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Wednesday from noon until time of service. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church or Hospice Compassus, Columbia, c/o Debo Funeral Home, P.O. Box 818, Fulton, MO 65251. Arrangements are under the direction of DEBO FUNERAL HOME, 833 Court Street, Fulton, MO 65251. Condolences can be sent by visiting