Cover photo for JOHN HENRY HARRISON, JR's Obituary
JOHN HENRY HARRISON, JR Profile Photo
1934 John 2022

JOHN HENRY HARRISON, JR

October 5, 1934 — January 27, 2022

John Henry Harrison, Jr., age 87, transitioned from this life at West Jefferson Medical Center on Thursday, January 27, 2022. He was a graduate of L. B. Landry High School class of 1953. John was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict, and a retired Letter Carrier. He was a life member of VFW Post 2403, and a former member of the Algiers Old Timer’s Baseball Team. John was an active member and supporter of many church activities at Asbury United Methodist Church. Devoted husband of over 43 years to the late Gladys Taylor Harrison. Father of Darryl (Eurydice) Harrison, Leon Harrison, and the late Karl (Sherry) Harrison. Beloved son of the late John Henry Harrison, Sr., and Audrey Garrison-Russ. Grandfather of Leon Harrison, Jr., Karlisha Cain (Romond) Johnson, Jazmine and Karl Cain, Daria Harrison (Luke) Russell, and Elyse Harrison. Brother-in-law of Gloria T. Peterson, Irma T. Gibson, Laurette T. Reece, Veronica T. Conerly, Velma T. Clincy, Selica T. Taylor, Welton Taylor, Kenneth Taylor, and James Conerly. Godfather of Clothilde Cummings, Sheldon Taylor, and Kara Howell.   Longtime friend of Peter Carrier. John is also survived by his companion Wynesta Gaston, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends. Relatives and friends of the family, also pastors, officers, and members of Asbury United Methodist Church, All Saints Catholic Church, Fisher Community Church, Shiloh B.C., St. Matthew’s United Methodist Church, St. Stephen B.C., and all neighboring churches are invited to attend the Homegoing Service at Asbury United Methodist Church, 2725 Ernest St., New Orleans, LA. on Thursday, February 3, 2022, at 10:00a.m. Pastor Clifton C. Conrad, Sr. officiating. Viewing will begin at 8:30a.m. until service time at the above-named church. Interment: McDonoghville Cemetery, Gretna, LA. Arrangements by Davis Mortuary Service 230 Monroe St. Gretna, LA To view and sign the guestbook, please go to www.davismortuaryservice.com. Service will be live streamed on the church’s Facebook page: Asbury/St. Matthew’s Ministries.

DUE TO COVID-19 PANDEMIC ATTENDANCE WILL BE LIMITED. IT IS MANDATORY EVERYONE ATTENDING WEAR A FACE MASK OR SOME TYPE OF FACE COVERING.

 

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of JOHN HENRY HARRISON, JR, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, February 3, 2022

8:30 - 10:00 am (Central time)

Asbury United Methodist Church

2725 Ernest St, New Orleans, LA 70131

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Homegoing Celebration

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Asbury United Methodist Church

2725 Ernest St, New Orleans, LA 70131

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 18

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree