Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

November 9, 2012

Pearl L. Harrison, 92


Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — Pearl L. Harrison, 92, of Greensburg died Wednesday, Nov. 7, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home, Greensburg.

She was born July 11, 1920, in Milroy, the daughter of George and Goldie (Cox) Harrison. She graduated Milroy High School in 1938 and attended business school for one year.

She was a computer analyst for Meridian Insurance Company before retiring in 1985. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Indianapolis, where she served as deaconess and was a Stephen Minister.

She was a volunteer at Conner Prairie, where her favorite activity was the Sewing Guild, creating costumes worn in 1836. Pearl’s favorite hobby was traveling through all 50 States, and she took many overseas tours.

She had visited Western Europe, the Caribbean, Mexico, South America, Scandinavia, the Holy Land, Egypt, Australia, New Zealand, China, the Soviet Union and Greece.

She is survived by ten nieces and nephews, and by many great nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Paul E. Harrison; three sisters, Mrs. Opal Boicourt, Mrs. Martha Rodebeck, and Thelma Lucille Harrison.

There will be graveside services at the Richland Cemetery in Rush County, on 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 10. The family requests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church, 8600 North College Avenue, Indianapolis, 46240.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.