Nelson Thomas “Butch” Harrison, 75


Mr. Nelson Thomas “Butch” Harrison, age 75, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2023. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, May 13, at 12 p.m. at Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Michael Thomas officiating and Rev. Robert Davis Jr. presiding. Interment followed in Mt. Gilead Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Harrison was born May 23, 1947, to the late Joe Thomas Harrison and Estella Harrison. Butch had a love for hunting, fishing, eating seafood, dancing, and enjoying time with relatives and friends. He was a faithful and loyal servant of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church, and a member of the Masonic Hall: Sons of Wadley #129. Mr. Harrison is preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Louise Knight, Henrietta Daniels, Frankie L. Stephens and Johnnie Lee Harrison.

Mr. Harrison leaves to cherish his memories with his devoted wife of 58 years, Margaret Harrison of Midville; children, TaWanda Harrison of Douglasville, Michael (Kawanna) Harrison of Lilburn, Jermaine (Jennifer) Harrison of Midville, Marsenia (Demetrius) Mathis of Powder Springs, Nelsenie (William) Tate of Smyrna, and Nelson Harrison Jr. of Louisville; brothers, George (Elizabeth) Harrison and David (Adele) Harrison, both of Midville; eleven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family members and friends.

Jogresan Mortuary was in charge of arrangements.