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Alminice Harrison

October 14, 1922 May 16, 2019
Alminice Harrison
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Obituary for Alminice Harrison

Alminice Harrison, our loving mother and grandmother, of Lake Whitney and formerly of Stamford, Texas, entered into her heavenly home on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at the age of 96 years, 7 months and 2 days. Alminice’s life will be honored at 2:00 Sunday, May 19, 2019 at St. John’s United Methodist Church with Pastor John Erwin officiating. Interment will follow in Highland Memorial Cemetery in Stamford under the direction of Kinney-Underwood Funeral Home in Stamford.
Aliminice Weaver was born on October 14, 1922, in Rule, Texas, the daughter of the late Elihu and Carrie (Morgan) Weaver. Alminice was Valedictorian of Rule High School, Class of 1940. After high school, she attended the University of Texas in Austin and University of North Texas in Denton. Aliminice married Wylie B. “Dub” Harrison on January 18, 1943 in South Sioux, Nebraska. Dub and Alminice moved to Stamford in 1945. Dub preceded Alminice in death on February 28, 1993. Alminice was the secretary for St. John’s United Methodist Church for many years. She was a Past President of the Pierian Club of Stamford and a member of St. John’s United Methodist Church. In 2009, Alminice moved to Lake Whitney and lived near her daughter, Renda. She was an associate member of the White Bluff Chapel. Alminice was a very talented seamstress, tailoring her own clothing and making the alter vestments used at St. John’s Methodist Church. She was known for her wonderful cooking skills, making “the best” buttermilk pie to which she guarded the recipe closely. Alminice was a dear friend to many and she loved traveling with family and friends.
Alminice was preceded in death by her husband, Dub; a sister, LaVerne Weaver and two brothers, Eloise Weaver and Brice Weaver.
Alminice’s sweet life will be remembered by her son, Ronnie and wife Linda Harrison of Odessa, a daughter, Renda and husband Russell Carter of Lake Whitney; grandchildren, Melissa Tolin and Sven of Odessa, Mark Harrison and Tanya of Lubbock, Colin Carter and Amanda of Ft. Worth, Matthew Carter and Christina of Austin; seven great grandchildren; and many friends.
If desired, memorials may be given to St. John’s United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 1155, Stamford, Texas 79553.


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Service

Sunday

19

May

2:00 PM 5/19/2019 2:00:00 PM
St. John's United Methodist Church

201 S. Ferguson Street
Stamford, TX 79553

St. John's United Methodist Church
201 S. Ferguson Street Stamford 79553 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

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Highland Memorial Cemetery Final Resting Place

North Swenson Stamford, TX, 79553
Stamford, TX 79553

North Swenson Stamford, TX, 79553 Stamford 79553 TX
United States
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