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Donnie Aaron Harrison, Sr.
August 3, 1947 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old
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Donnie Aaron Harrison, Sr. of White Plains, GA passed away on November 9, 2023 at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro, GA. Born in Clarksville, TN on August 3, 1947 he was the son of the late James Edward Harrison and Pauline Heflin Harrison. He graduated from Clarksville High School in Tennessee in 1966 and attended Austin Peay State University. On November 14, 1967 he joined the United States Army proudly serving his country and received an honorable discharge as a Sergeant. While in the service he was stationed at Fort Jackson, SC and Fort Ord, CA. On November 26, 1969 he married the former Carol June Wheat in Columbia, SC to whom he had been married for nearly forty-six years at the time of her death in 2015. They lived in Milledgeville, Sparta and Pawleys Island, SC before moving to White Plains thirty-five years ago. Over his working career, Donnie was a butcher, meat manager and store manager working for Red & White, IGA, Bilo and Lord's Galaxy where he retired in 2012.
Donnie was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather who enjoyed his family very much and playing golf. Survivors include a daughter, Deborah Alice Anthony (Mark) of Jefferson; three sons, Donnie A. Harrison, Jr. (Melanie) of Union Point, James E. Harrison of White Plains and Michael Paul Harrison of Greensboro; grandchildren, Donnie Aaron Harrison III (Heather) of Greensboro, Charley Lynn Harrison of Valdosta, Wylie Harrison of Milledgeville, Mason and Brady Anthony of Jefferson, and Lauren Lindsey of Greensboro; a great grandchild, Cooper Aaron Harrison of Greensboro; sister, Claudeen Rye (James) of Clarksville, TN, along with a number of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carol June Harrison; and his siblings, Delmar Harrison (Mary), Dalton Harrison, and Janie Glenn all of Clarksville, TN.
The family will have a private graveside service for Donnie. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements.