Saul Harrison Sr.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 27 October 2019 at 4:07 pm

Saul HarrisonSaul Harrison Sr., 87, of Albion, patriarch to five generations, entered into God’s kingdom on Oct. 26, 2019 at the Martin-Linsin Hospice Residence. He was born Oct. 17, 1932 in Cades, S.C. and was raised by his mother and grandfather.

Saul learned the fundamentals of hard work as a young boy, walking the fields pulling that mule. His guns showed what real men were made of. Saul was a member of and an ordained deacon with Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, where he also taught Sunday School. Saul enjoyed fishing, watching sports, watching MSNBC, and watching his grandchildren play baseball and football, but his favorite activity was enjoying Sunday dinners with his family.

Mr. Harrison was predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Daisy Lee; his daughter, Lenora; and granddaughter, Tomeko.

He is survived by his children, Lee, Elizabeth, Patricia, Brenda, Rose, Vera and Saul Jr. (Connie); grandchildren, Michael, Stephanie, Rodrick, Ocie Bennett Jr., Demetrius Bennett, Frederick, LaShonda, Grandville Jr., LaTisha, John Smith Jr., Laisha, Jamaur and Noah; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Thu., Oct. 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. Family and friends are invited to attend Saul’s funeral service at 11 a.m. Fri., Nov. 1 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 3286 Crandall Road, Albion. Interment will follow in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the church; or to Hospice of Orleans, 14080 Rt. 31, Albion NY 14411.

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