Harriett A. Harmison
Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home
Harriett A. Harmison, 93, of Herington, died Thursday, September 19th, 2013, at Council Grove Assisted Living Home. She was born Friday, July 9, 1920, on the family farm south of White City, the daughter of Harry C and Edith M (Block) Blythe.
Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am Monday, September 23rd, 2013, at the United Methodist Church, White City, with Dr. Norman Simmons officiating.
Burial will follow at the White City Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Sunday, September 22nd, from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington Chapel.
Mrs. Harmison was a homemaker. She was a member of the White City United Methodist Church.
She graduated from White City High School with the class of 1939, she then went to the University of Kansas as a music major.
Her last year of college took the train to Corpus Christi, TX, to marry Harold “Toby” A Harmison (who was serving in the Navy) and on February 21, 1942, they were united in marriage, and on October 11, 2012, he preceded her in death.
She is survived by -
Son: Don Harmison (wife-Karen) of White City
Two (2) daughters: Connie Snyder (husband-Jim) of Newton
Billie Plantz of Haysville
Five (5) grandchildren
Eight (8) great grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews
She is preceded in death by her husband, a sister Hazel Hallmark, and twin-great grandchildren.
Memorials are requested, in lieu of flowers, to the Herington Senior Center (17 W Main) or the White City Ball Assn; and they may be sent in care of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS, 67449-3038.
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