OBITUARY

Mrs. Jo Anne Harrison

October 27, 1928October 7, 2020

JoAnne Harrison, 91, of Euless, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2020, at home, surrounded by family.

She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She was a lifelong Christian who is now resting in the loving embrace of her Savior.

JoAnne Harrison was born on October 27, 1928, in Chanute, Kansas to parents, Harry and Buna Summers-Rauhoff. Born the youngest of five children, her family took to calling her Jokie at a young age. JoAnne was a Kansas girl through and through with the accent to match. Their home was always filled with music and throughout her life, JoAnne loved to sing and whistle to pass the time.

She met John in Pawhuska, OK shortly after he got out of the navy at the end of WWII. They moved to Texas in 1948 and ultimately settle in Euless, where they raised three children. Her beloved “Johnny” passed away in 2000. In all, JoAnne lived in the same house in Euless for 60 years before moving in with her son in early 2019.

JoAnne was preceded in death by her husband, John; parents Harry & Buna Rauhoff; siblings, Maxine, Jack, Harriot, and Colleen; and mother-in-law, Nellie Phelps.

She is survived by her sons, Brian Harrison and wife, Kim, of Douglasville, GA; Keith Harrison and husband, Jay Singleton, of Fort Worth, TX; daughter, Lisa Parker and husband, Myles, of Arlington, TX; grandchildren Alyssa Ellis and husband, Brian, of Euless, TX; Austin Hughes of Euless, TX; Noah May of Arlington, TX; extended family members Renny Berry of Tulsa, OK, Anthony May of Grand Prairie, TX, Gwen Thornton of Bedford, TX, Rondia Mack of Cedar Hill, TX, and niece Sheri Smith of Chanute, KS.

Funeral will be held 12:30 p.m. Monday, October 12, 2020, at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home Chapel, 5725 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville, Texas. Interment will follow in the cemetery. Family visitation will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, October 11, 2020.

In lieu of flower, the family requests memorials to Meals On Wheels of Tarrant County, 5740 Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76117.

Memorial donations may also be made online at mealsonwheels.org/donate.

Services

  • Visitation

    Sunday, October 11, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 12, 2020

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  • Committal Service

    Monday, October 12, 2020

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JAN Matthews

October 10, 2020

Our deepest sympathy go out to Brian and Kim and your family.May God give you all peace .she in the arms of Jesus and she will be waiting for all of you.This is not
goodbye it’s later.You all will be in our prayers.God bless all of you. We love you.
Your Neighbors in Douglasville.
Ray & Jan & Donna & Vic

Karen Saunders

October 9, 2020

I am sorry for the loss of your mom. She was a beautiful soul and I was honored to have met her. Through Brian's stories, pictures and videos I got to see the wonderful sense of humor and love she had for her family. Now she is whole again and will forever watch over each of you. Y'all will be in my prayers.

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