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Dorothey Harrison

June 26, 1922 — December 15, 2017

Dorothy E. Harrison, 95, of Temple, passed from this life peacefully on Friday, December 15, 2017 at a local hospital. Dorothy was born on June 26, 1922 in Mart to Scales P. and Ethel Burney Marley. She was a graduate of Mart High School and Draughon's Business College in Dallas. Where she worked as a secretary and personal assistant for several business firms. She then moved back to her home in Mart and attended Baylor University in Waco. She was awarded a bachelor's degree in business and a master's degree in economics. She then went on to teach economics at Baylor until she married Ben F. Harrison, who was a locomotive engineer for the Santa Fe Rail Road in Temple. Dorothy then began teaching at the School of Business at Temple College until her retirement in 1987. She was a long time Member of Christ Episcopal Church in Temple. She was a caring and devoted wife and mother. She will be greatly missed by her chosen family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and beloved daughter, Sarah.

Those left to honor and cherish her memory are her nephews, Kenneth Marley of Wilmington, OK, Douglas Marley of Cypress, TX, Michael Sudderth of Port Aransas, TX; niece, Kasandra Wright of Bonham, TX; and her chosen family, Deborah Kedziora of Temple, TX, Ray, Rhonda, Elizabeth and Alec Ochoa of Taylor, TX.


Hillcrest Cemetery
1873 North 1st Street
Temple, TX  76501
Monday, December 18, 2017
3 PM


Hillcrest Cemetery
1873 N. 1st Street
Temple, TX  76501
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