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Mildred Babb Duncan Harrison, 76, of Davis Valley Road,
Afton, Greene Co TN, went home to be with Lord, Wednesday,
August 24, 2011, at her home.
She had retired from the Magnavox Company in the late 1980's.
She attended Union Free Will Baptist Church as long as her
Born on December 4, 1934, she was the 8th child born to
the late Bruce and Carrie Lane Babb. On October 28, 1978,
she married Orba Dean Harrison, who passed away December
Mildred was always ready to help people, especially if
they were sick. She would take food, visit, sit by their
bedsides, do errands, or whatever needed to be done. She
always believed in what the Bible says, 'Do unto others as
you would have done unto you.' God rewarded her by a very
special and wonderful angel to help her in her time of need.
Her grandchildren state their grandmother was widely known
for her kindness and generosity to others. She always
thought of others before herself. They will sadly miss
their wonderful family get-togethers for the holidays.
'Mamaw' was an amazing woman that will be never be
forgotten and our hearts will eternally ache for her.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she is preceded
in death by her sister and brother-in-law, Bessie and
Clarence Collins; brothers and sisters-in-law, Carl and
Nella Mae Babb, Charlie and Velva Babb, Hubert Babb,
Marshall and Wanda Babb, and Walter and Veta Babb; an
infant brother; and a very dear friend, Fred Jackson Duncan.
Survivors include a very special son and daughter-in-law,
Eugene and Ruth McAmis Duncan; two special granddaughters
and spouses, Amy (Duncan) and Scott Thomas, and Lisa
(Duncan) and Doug Dunn; seven great grandchildren, Jessie
Clark, Todd McCrary, Seth McCrary, Daniel Dunn, David
Dunn, Brandi Verbal and spouse Nick, and Becky Thomas;
great great grandchildren, Joshua Verbal, and Koltin
Howard; sister and special friend, Dorothy Babb; her
brother and special friend, Homer Babb; a sister-in-law
and very dear friend, Fern Babb; and a host of nieces and
The family would like to express their thanks to all
friends for their wonderful cards, phone calls, and most
of all, the prayers, while Mildred was alive.
Mildred requested this be added to her obituary, 'Guess I
better go and I hope to see you all in a better place.'
The family will receive friends 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., and
6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Friday, August 26, and Saturday, August
27, 2011, at Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be Sunday, August 28, 2011, at 2 p.m.,
at Kiser-Rose Hill Chapel, Greeneville, TN. Junior Babb,
Rev. Wayne Waycaster, and Rev. Nathan Reynolds will
officiate. Pallbearers will be William Babb, Gene Babb,
Doug Babb, Lewis Pierson, David Babb, and Junior Shackleford.
Honorary pallbearers will be her pastor and special friend,
Rev. Wayne Waycaster, members of Union Church, Dr. Richard
Aasheim, Dr. Dharman Patel, and the wonderful and caring
staff of Caris Hospice, Jerry Smith, Lonnie Key, Harold
Sellers, Eugene Sharpe, Wayne Babb, Bada and Jay Elliott,
Joe and Julia Freeman, Gene and Yvonne Smith, Bobby Babb,
and Larry Paul Fillers.
Interment will follow at Cross Anchor Cemetery, Greene Co TN.
Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home is serving the family of
Mildred Babb Duncan Harrison.
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