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MARGARET ANN HARRISON

Margaret Ann Harrison, 82, of Savannah, Georgia, died Tuesday evening, July 27, 2021, at her home.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, she was a daughter of the late Alwaes Stanley Harrison, Sr. and the late Mary Agnes Savanich Harrison. Miss Harrison was a communicant of the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist. She graduated from St. Vincent’s Academy, Class of 1956. Miss Harrison worked with Curtis Lewis in his law firm for many years.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Florence Mertie Harrison; two brothers, Alwaes Stanley Harrison, Jr. and Donald Eric Harrison, and her brother-in-law, ENC Phillippe “Phil” Armand Cournoyer, United States Navy (Ret.).

Survivors include two sisters, Carole Warmack and Diane Cournoyer; one brother, J. Michael Harrison and his wife, Marjorie, and several nieces and nephews.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 o’clock Friday morning, July 30, 2021, at the Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist conducted by the Reverend J. Gerard Schreck. Interment will be in the Catholic Cemetery.

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  1. Bubba and Karen Layson says:

    Mike,
    We are praying for grace and peace for your family in this very difficut time of seperation. Glory to God we can count of a blessed reunion in the presence of our Lord and Savior one day.

  2. Mary Anne Edinger says:

    To the families of Margaret…Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your precious Margaret . Heaven must have needed an angel…She was funny..smart…and so kind…and will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved her…

  3. Curtis Lewis III says:

    Margaret Harrison led an exemplary life, always faithful to the Lord, the Catholic Church and her family. Her integrity and work ethic were rock solid, and she would never compromise her principles. Nor would she shy away from any task requested of her. I remain grateful for her many years of reliable assistance going back to 1977. May she rest in peace in the eternal company of her Lord and Savior.

  4. Roland S Summers MD says:

    Margaret was a joy to know and care for as her doctor; always compliant, with a “dry” sense of humor. My staff and I will miss her.

  5. Chlo-E Pugh Vincent says:

    Margaret, my dear friend since 6th grade, you will be missed . I will always remember your beautiful voice, your intellect and the fun times we had when we were at Cathedral School and of course, SVA… Rest in Peace, Dear Friend, you dedicated your life to your family and God.

  6. Joy Castillo says:

    To The Family: Margaret has been a dear friend and like a sister to me and my family for over 5 decades. I will surely miss her loyal friendship and constant support and intercession. I am so happy that our lives were so beautifully intertwined in The Lord. Rest in The Arms of The Father dear one, you so deserve it.

  7. Dale Fuhrman Camp says:

    To Margaret’s family: Margaret and I go back a long way, but over the years lost track of each other unfortunately. We were classmates at Cathedral School and SVA. I will always remember Margaret as smart as could be, kind, generous, friendly and I never heard her say an unkind word about anyone. My prayers and condolences to her family at this sad time. Wish I could be there for the services.

  8. Dan & Linda Walker says:

    We knew Margaret through her many years working for Curtis Lewis. She was a wonderful person and never forgotten. God bless.

  9. Phillip Love says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  10. Rafe Semmes says:

    To Margaret’s family: It is hard for me to believe that I have known Margaret for over 40 years. i was but a callow youth of barely 21 when my dad died, suddenly, at 46, in 1972, leaving my divorced mom with five young sons. I was the only one over 21, so my dad’s longtime good friend and family attorney, John Kennedy, had me appointed administrator of my dad’s estate, as he died intestate. That saved my family a lot of trouble and expense.

    I made many visits to that interesting old building on Oglethorpe Avenue, bringing checks for him to sign and annual reports to the Probate Court, until my youngest brother finally graduated college and we were able to close that estate. Margaret was always friendly, helpful, and put this young lad at ease. I will always be grateful to her, John and Curtis for their inestimable help during those years.

    I also well remember the adventure of that building being literally “rolled around the corner,” when John and Curtis saved it from demolition by buying it from Southern Bell and relocating it across the street, making way for the block-long federal building that now takes up the north side of that block. i spent my lunch break, every day for a week, watching the team moving it, and taking pictures with my little Kodak Instamatic camera. It was a slow process, literally inches at a time, as they were worried the mortar might not hold and that three-story building might collapse at any time. Thankfully, it held, and that office still stands, a testament to perseverance, dedication, and valuing Savannah’s history.

    i am glad that Margaret has been relieved of the physical ailments of her later years, and know she is now with family in heaven, I am glad I got to know her the little bit that I did.

  11. Caroline Cleary Banker says:

    I am so sorry to hear of Margaret’s passing. she was in my sister’s class at Cathedral school and St. Vincent’s . you were such a sweet person.God bless you. Tell Hannah hi for me. she is waiting for you.

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