Mary Lynn Harrison, 51, of St. Joseph, was called home, Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Lynn was born on August 24, 1962 in Denver, Colorado to Charles “Gary” and Mary Alice (Kinder) Hood. She was raised in St. Joseph where she graduated from Bishop LeBlond High School. She was employed at Murphy-Watson-Burr Eye Center for 13 years as an Optician.
She was a member of Green Valley Baptist Church.
Lynn was preceded in death by her father, Charles “Gary” Hood, maternal grandparents, Caddo and Grace Kinder and paternal grandparents, John and Hazel Hood and 2 grandchildren, Katelynn Louise and Sophia Francis Hoskins.
She married David Harrison, her husband and soul mate, on September 2, 1995 in St. Joseph. He survives of the home.
Additional surviving family includes her 4 children, Jeanette Wells, of St. Joseph; Jason (Gabriella) Skidmore, Ashland, Virginia; Jeni Skidmore and Ashley (Shawn) Hoskins, both of St. Joseph; 7 grandchildren, mother, Mary Alice (Larry) Smithers, siblings, John Hood (Marilyn Rodriguez), Pam (Ron) Greiner, Laurie (Cort) Huffman, Brenda Calvert, Jeff Carrel (Paula Trautman), numerous nieces and nephews, and her pet Yorkie, Olivia.
She was a loving woman of faith, Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Daughter and Sister. Lynn’s faith and her family always came first and her permanent smile was always uplifting to all. She will be immortal in our love.
Celebration of Life 1:00 PM Saturday, November 9, 2013 at Green Valley Baptist Church under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery.
Mrs. Harrison will be removed from our chapel to arrive at the Church one hour prior to the service.
Visitation will begin after 6:00 PM Friday at Green Valley Baptist Church, where the family will receive friends until 8:00 PM Friday evening.