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Betty Jo Groves Harrison
Date of Death or Service Nov 23, 2018
Betty Jo Groves Harrison

 Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from the chapel of Taylor Funeral Home with Bro. Doug Couch officiating.  Interment will follow in Dickson Union Cemetery.  Visitation with the family will be on Monday from 4-8 p.m. and on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until time of service. 

Mrs. Betty Jo Groves Harrison, age 83 of Dickson, died Friday, November 23, 2018 at Mt. Pleasant Health and Rehab.

She was born July 22, 1935 in Montgomery County, TN.  She was a daughter of the late William M. Groves and the late Bessie L. Bateman Groves.  Betty Jo and Herschel Carnell Harrison met each other somewhere between Cumberland Furnace and Marion, they joined in marriage on December 1, 1951.  Herschel was later drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  For many years Betty was employed with Schraders Automotive and was a member of the U.A.W. Union.  She worked at Goodlark Hospital before retiring in the year 2000.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband (2014); her 5 sisters, Letha Grimes, Jewel Gilliam, Edna Phillips, Mary Francis Stokes, and Rheta Alberta Smith; her 2 brothers, James Thomas “Corky” Groves, and Arnold Lewis “Sonny” Groves. 

Betty Jo Harrison is survived by her daughter, Debbie Fortner and son-in-law, James Herman Fortner; her grandson, Brian Fortner and his wife, Melinda; her great granddaughter, McKinley Fortner.


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