Dessa Mae Storie Harrison, 81, of Roan Mountain passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, at her residence following an extended illness.
Mrs. Harrison was born in Beech Mountain, North Carolina, to the late Lawrence and Emma Jones Storie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Harrison; a son, Paul Harrison Jr., and three brothers, Ronald, Bill and Dennis Storie.
Mrs. Harrison was a member of High Point Baptist Church, and enjoyed arts and crafts, especially crocheting.
Survivors include two daughters, Paula Harrison Potter and Patricia MacRae and her fiancé, Monroe Street; four sons, Randy Harrison, Terry Harrison, Richard Harrison and Michael Harrison and wife, Annette, all of Roan Mountain; three sisters, Frances Potter, Kate Harrison and her husband, Glen, and Norma Potter and her husband, Albert; two brothers, Leslie Storie and his wife, Kathy, and the Rev. Jim Storie; seven grandchildren; and one very special great grandson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
The graveside service for Mrs. Harrison will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in the Markland Cemetery on Buck Mountain with the Rev. Jim Storie, officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:50 p.m. Thursday.
Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book. Tetrick Funeral Home, Roan Mountain is serving the Harrison family. Office 423 542-2232, Obituary line 543-4917.