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Velma Lena Bell Harrison

Services for Velma Lena Bell Harrison, of Hazlehurst, are 2 p.m.Monday, May 4, at Apostolic Lighthouse Tabernacle with burial inDentville Community Cemetery. Community Funeral Services is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is Sunday from 4 until 9 p.m. and Monday from 1 p.m.until the time of the service at the church.

Mrs. Harrison, 84, died May 1, 2009, at Hardy Wilson MemorialHospital. She was born in Texas on May 17, 1924, to Lee Reneau andGertrude Scott Reneau.

She was a teacher’s aide with Hazlehurst City Schools. She was acharter member at Apostolic Lighthouse Tabernacle.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Donald J.Harrison; her daughter; her son; and her grandchild.

Survivors are her sons, Donald J. Harrison Jr., of Hazlehurst,and Billy Joe Smith, of Oklahoma; her daughters, Pam Lopez, ofHazlehurst, Bobbie Jean Nicholas, of Oklahoma, and Patricia Blueand Charlotte Nell Lopez, of Texas; her sisters, Erma Prue andBeatrice Murphy; 21 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.