Marie Jackson Harrison was born November 15, 1915 in Luling, Texas to Nina Katherine Champion and Charles LaFayette Jackson. Subsequently, the family moved to Brownville, Texas, where they made her home. Marie passed away on March 6, 2018 in the place she wanted to be, Cheyenne, Oklahoma.
On April 3, 1945, Marie married Dale Alden Harrison in Miami, Florida. Dale served with the US Army Air Corps and when his service ended, he and Marie returned to Brownville where he owned and operated the D.A. Harrison Insurance Agency.
Dale and Marie had two daughters, Kathryn Alden Harrison of Cheyenne, OK and Dale Harrison McGrath of Dallas, TX. Marie’s husband preceded her in death on December 22, 1974. Survivors include daughters, Kathryn Harrison and Dale McGrath, 3 grandchildren, Erin Marie McGrath Melendez, John Evan McGrath and William Andrew McGrath and 8 great-grandchildren.
Even though Marie didn’t get out much, she felt “at home” in this wonderful community of Cheyenne. Her family would like to thank everyone for all their care, compassion, prayers and love during her time here.