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Brantley Funeral Home

6875 Cockrum Street, Olive Branch, MS

OBITUARY

Anne Cartan Harrison

October 11, 1934August 30, 2020

Anne Cartan Harrison, 85, of Memphis, TN, passed away on August 30th, 2020 at Germantown Methodist Hospital, a victim of COVID 19. Anne was born and raised in Matawan, NJ. She was the only child of Ren and Ann Cartan. She was a graduate of Katharine Gibbs secretarial college in New York City. In 1954, she married James Otis Harrison and with him lived in four different cities and states, Midland Park, NJ, Ishpeming, MI, Pittsburgh, PA, and Memphis, TN, and raised four children, Sandy, Greg (Debbie), Glen (Gayle) and Gary. Her husband was one of the early pilots for FedEx and Anne has lived in the Memphis area since 1973. She is survived by two of her sons, both professional aviators, 4 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Anne was a devoted wife and mother. She enjoyed gardening, playing bridge, reading and entertaining. Funeral services will be 2:00pm Friday, September 4, 2020 at Brantley Funeral Home in Olive Branch. A private burial will take place in the West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.

  • FAMILY

  • Ren and Ann Cartan, Parents (deceased)
  • James Otis Harrison, Husband (deceased)
  • Sandy Harrison, Daughter (deceased)
  • Greg Harrison (Debbie), Son
  • Glen Harrison (Gayle), Son
  • Gary Harrison, Son (deceased)
  • Four (4), Grandchildren
  • One (1), Great Grandchild

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Services

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, September 4, 2020

Memories

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Gaylann Hicks

September 5, 2020

Have not been in contact with Anne for a long time but have great memories. She and I played bridge together in the early days of FedEx. Remember her smile and fun times. Sorry for your loss.

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