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Radney Funeral Home - Mobile

3155 Dauphin Street, Mobile, AL

OBITUARY

RoseMary Norville Harrison

December 30, 1928February 7, 2020

Rose Mary Norville Harrison, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile, died Friday, February 7, 2020 at 91. Rose Mary was born December 30, 1928. She married Lawrence J. Harrison on October 8, 1949. She was predeceased by her husband; her parents, William J. Norville and Hattie Duggan Norville; her sisters, Mary Olivia Norville, Harriet C. Norville and Ann Norville Dacovich; her brother, William J. Norville, Jr.; her infant grandson, Jeptha Blackshear White-Spunner, III; her daughters-in-law, Debra L. Harrison and Teecie W. Harrison; her sons-in-law, Jay White-Spunner, Jr. and Dr. Jimbo Martin. Mrs. Harrison is survived by her six sons and her daughter. Sons: Lawrence J. (Christie) Harrison, Jr., Dallas, TX; Peter G. (Bobbie Gyne) Harrison, McCalla, AL; Wm. Norville Harrison, Mobile; J. Mark (Patti) Harrison, Greensboro, NC; James R. (Christine) Harrison, Mobile; Robert M. (Robin) Harrison, Hattiesburg, MS; Daughter: Judith H. White-Spunner Martin. Sister-in-law, Mary S. Norville, 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Rose Mary was a 1946 Visitation Academy graduate. She was the founder and first chair for the Divine Mercy Program at Visitation Monastery. In 1984 she was commissioned an Ecclesiastical Lay Minister for the Archdiocese of Mobile. She was an active member of the Cursillo Program Team for many years and a dedicated volunteer at the St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Shop. Rose Mary was devoted to Little Flower Catholic Church where she was a Legion of Mary volunteer, an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion and Lector. She was a past President of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. She retired from Spring Hill College. The family wishes to acknowledge the marvelous care provided Rose Mary by Ms. Marzella Westly and her family. Visitation will be held at Little Flower Catholic Church, 2053 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36606 at 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 11, 2020 with Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Little Flower Catholic Church or to the charity of your choice.

  • FAMILY

  • Lawrence J. (Christie) Harrison, Jr., Son & Daughter-in-law
  • Peter G. (Bobbie Gyne) Harrison, Son & Daughter-in-law
  • Wm. Norville Harrison, Son
  • J. Mark (Patti) Harrison,, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • James R. (Christine) Harrison, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Robert M. (Robin) Harrison, Son and Daughter-in-law
  • Judith H. White-Spunner Martin, Daughter & Son-in-law
  • Mary S. Norville, Sister-in-law
  • Lawrence J. Harrison, Husband (deceased)
  • William J. and Hattie Duggan Norville, Parents (deceased)
  • Mary Olivia Norville, Sister (deceased)
  • Harriet C. Norville, Sister (deceased)
  • Ann Norville Daovich, Sister (deceased)
  • William J. Norville, Jr., Brother (deceased)
  • Jeptha Belackshear White-Spunner, III, Infant Grandson (deceased)
  • Debra L. Harrison, Daughter-in-law (deceased)
  • Teecie W. Harrison, Sister-in-law (deceased)
  • Jay White-Spunner, Jr., Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Dr. Jimbo Martin, Son-in-law (deceased)
  • Mrs. Harrison is also survived by 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jacob L. Harrison, Active Pallbearer
  • William Peyton Harrison, Active Pallbearer
  • Jeptha Blacksher White-Spunner, Active Pallbearer
  • Kevin P. Harrison , Active Pallbearer
  • Peter G. Harrison, Jr., Active Pallbearer
  • Thomas N. Harrison, Active Pallbearer
  • Hayden M. Harrison, Active Pallbearer
  • Nathan J. Harrison, Reader/Honorary Pallbearer
  • Brandon J. Harrison, Reader/Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, February 11, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Memories

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Penelope " Penny" Gulley

February 10, 2020

Eternal rest grant unto RoseMary O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon her and may she rest in peace, and for the consolation and comfort of her family, relatives and friends. May the peace of Christ be with you all. Love in Christ Jesus, Penny ➕🕊️➕

Cathy Harrison

February 8, 2020

I am so happy that when I was visiting from Houston , that I got to visit with Rosemary on her 89th birthday! She was always so good and loving to me over the years. My deepest sympathy to The whole Harrison family.

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Biography

Rose Mary Norville Harrison, a native and lifelong resident of Mobile, died Friday, February 7, 2020 at 91. Rose Mary was born December 30, 1928. She married Lawrence J. Harrison on October 8, 1949. She was predeceased by her husband; her parents, William J. Norville and Hattie Duggan Norville; her sisters, Mary Olivia Norville, Harriet C. Norville and Ann Norville Dacovich; her brother, William J. Norville, Jr.; her infant grandson, Jeptha Blackshear White-Spunner, III; her daughters-in-law, Debra L. Harrison and Teecie W. Harrison; her sons-in-law, Jay White-Spunner, Jr. and Dr. Jimbo Martin.
Mrs. Harrison is survived by her six sons and her daughter. Sons: Lawrence J. (Christie) Harrison, Jr., Dallas, TX; Peter G. (Bobbie Gyne) Harrison, McCalla, AL; Wm. Norville Harrison, Mobile; J. Mark (Patti) Harrison, Greensboro, NC; James R. (Christine) Harrison, Mobile; Robert M. (Robin) Harrison, Hattiesburg, MS; Daughter: Judith H. White-Spunner Martin. Sister-in-law, Mary S. Norville, 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Rose Mary was a 1946 Visitation Academy graduate. She was the founder and first chair for the Divine Mercy Program at Visitation Monastery. In 1984 she was commissioned an Ecclesiastical Lay Minister for the Archdiocese of Mobile. She was an active member of the Cursillo Program Team for many years and a dedicated volunteer at the St. Vincent De Paul Thrift Shop. Rose Mary was devoted to Little Flower Catholic Church where she was a Legion of Mary volunteer, an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion and Lector. She was a past President of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. She retired from Spring Hill College.
The family wishes to acknowledge the marvelous care provided Rose Mary by Ms. Marzella Westly and her family.
Visitation will be held at Little Flower Catholic Church, 2053 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36606 at 10:00 AM Tuesday, February 11, 2020 with Funeral Mass to follow at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Little Flower Catholic Church or to the charity of your choice.