John “J. R.” Harrison

John “J. R.” Harrison, 79, of Morristown, passed away Thursday, July 30, 2020. He was a member of Morristown City Police Department for 30 years.

He was preceded in death by his sons, Jeffrey and Steve Harrison; parents, Martin and Rachel Harrison; and siblings, Martin Jr. and Wanda.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Peggy Harrison; sisters, Betty Hill and Ellen Booker; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends noon – 2 p.m., Saturday, August 1 in the chapel of Stubblefield Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow in Hamblen Memory Gardens with Dr. Bobby Bernard officiating and MPD providing honors.

Pallbearers will be members of the Hamblen County Sherriff’s Department and the Morristown City Police Department.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Daily Bread Community Kitchen in Morristown or Kingswood Home for Children in Bean Station.

Arrangements by:

Stubblefield Funeral Home

(0) entries

Sign the guestbook.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.