Russell Elwood Harrison

Published 9:18 am Friday, January 20, 2017

Russell Elwood Harrison, 47, of Erwin, went to be with his Lord, Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Unicoi County Medical Center.
He was born in Baltimore, Md., to Raymond Elwood Harrison and Janet Georgia Russell Harrison.
Russell spent most of his life in Carter County and was a 1988 graduate of Unaka High School. He had worked many years as a Journeyman Welder and recently worked for Rocky Top Garage Door Service.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond Harrison and Gary Harrison.
Survivors include his wife, Pamela Karen Beam Harrison; three daughters and one son; two sisters, Ethel Renee Renfro and James David Renfro of Elizabethton and Sherry Poole of Frederick, Md.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be a memorial service for Russell on Tuesday, January 24, at 6 p.m. at Harvest Baptist Church with the Rev. Mark Gerrard officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 5 to 6 p.m., prior to the service. Condolences may be sent to the family at our website at
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Harrison family.

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