Florence Clarke Harrison
February 21, 1923 – November 12, 2018
KNIGHTDALE – Florence Rebecca Clarke Harrison, 95, went home to be with the Lord on Monday. She was born in Richmond Virginia to the late Carroll Linford & Effie Lou Newcomb Clarke. Mrs. Harrison was the head of the graduation office at Tennessee Technological University for many years until retirement in 1986. She was an intelligent, kind woman who cared for her family and people deeply. She was preceded in death by her husband, Emory Childs Harrison, Sr.
She is survived by her children, Becky Wilford of Raleigh, Emory Childs Harrison, Jr. (Diane Jones) of FL, sister, Juanita Jennings of Richmond, VA, grandchildren, Lynn Van Valkenburg (Nathan), Raymond Wilford, Jr. (Li-Ling), great grandchildren, Helen & Harrison Wilford, and Julia & Samantha Van Valkenburg.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to the Transitions Lifecare.
Graveside service 2 pm, Friday, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com