James Earl “Jim” Harrison

June 2, 2021

Mr. James Earl “Jim” Harrison passed away on Monday, May 31, 2021 in Mobile, AL. Mr. Harrison was born January 10, 1961 in Atmore, Alabama where he was raised and later moved to Bay Minette, Alabama and resided.

Jim loved God and enjoyed sharing his faith in God with others. He especially loved teaching his grandsons about God and the importance of praying for others in need. Jim was an avid Auburn fan who always rooted for his team win or lose! Jim attended Escambia County High School and also Lake Butler High School, FL., where he graduated Class of 1979. Jim was a skilled master mechanic and salesman for various companies across the Southeastern United States for over 35 years.

Mr. Harrison was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Ann (Smith) Parker, his step-mother, Barbara Ann (Dykes) Harrison, and father-in-law, Rev. Charlton Lee Calhoun.

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Jenifer Lynn (Calhoun) Harrison, daughter, Jessica Luanne (Chris) Harrison-Phillips; sons Stephen Earl Thomas Harrison, and Nicholas James Harrison; four grandsons, Jordynn Paul Harrison, Christopher Paul Phillips, Jr., Chosen Isaiah Phillips, Closure Elijah Kane Phillips, all of Bay Minette, AL; father, Rev. Hubert Earl Harrison of Atmore, AL; brothers, John Robert (Shannon) Harrison, of Stockton, AL; Kenneth Lee (Anita) Harrison, Edward Alvin Harrison, of Atmore, AL; and William Anthony (Lisa) Cody of Jay, FL. He is also survived by his mother in law and father in law Martha and Ronnie Jay of Bay Minette, AL; numerous nieces, nephews, brothers and sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, cousins, and a host of other family, church family members, and friends.

Visitation will be at Vision Ministries Church of God, Bay Minette, AL, Thursday evening, June 3, 2021, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. for family and from 6:00-8:00 PM for all other friends.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Vision Ministries Church of God, Bay Minette, AL with Rev. Earl Harrison, Rev. David Harrison, Rev. Ernest Calhoun and Bishop James Alan Blackmon officiating. Interment at Pine Grove Freewill Baptist Church cemetery, Perdido, AL.

Pallbearers will be: John Robert Harrison, Stephen Earl Thomas Harrison, Jonathan Daniel Harrison, John Robert Ellis, Drew Andrew Ellis, Richard Clay Luker, Nicholas James Harrison, Jordynn Paul Harrison, and Kayden Ray Seale. Honorary pallbearers will be Andrew Ellis and Miles Bilinski.

The Harrison family would like to extend a special thank you to their loving neighbors and friends, Mr. Steve and Mrs. Linda Richerson for being the Godly example of “loving thy neighbor as thyself.”


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