Evangelist Sara Elizabeth Harrison, was born September 13, 1929 in Etowah, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, October 12, 2013, at the age of 84, at Sparrow Hospital. Sara was passionate about serving the Lord and served as an Evangelist at Apostolic Tower of Power Temple in Lansing.
She leaves to mourn her passing 9 children, Betty E. Kirk, Little L. McDermott, William G. McDermott, Berlie Harrison, Jr., Jeffery L. Harrison, Dale E. Harrison, Aleccia Z.J. Harrison, Francis G. Harrison, and Betty Ann Banks; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; a brother, John Harshaw; her sister, Marjorie Harshaw, and a host of nieces, nephews and other extended family members. She was preceded in death by her mother, Betty Parris; husband, Berlie Harrison, Sr.; daughter, Theresa A. Travics; brother, Warren Parris; and sister, Dorothy Caldwell.
Sara loved to fish, sew, and teach others to cook. She was on the board with Michigan Quality Community Care Council appointed by then Governor Jennifer Granholm. She was also an active mentor with the Department of Community Health Systems Change Task Force as a senior companion and helping older adults and people with disabilities.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2013 at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel with Bishop Nathaniel Edwards, Sr. of Apostolic Tower of Power Temple officiating. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 11:00 a.m. until the service at Noon.