Jon Ayres Harrison


Mr. Jon Ayres Harrison, 85, husband of the late Lillie Anne Mister Harrison and a resident of Nelsonia, passed away Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock.

Born July 11, 1936, in Greenbush, he was the son of the late George Werner Harrison and the late Frances Ayres Harrison. Jon served his country in the U.S. Army, and retired from Perdue Farms Inc. as a maintenance supervisor. He was a very active and loyal member of Baptist Bible Church in Accomac.

Survivors include his son, John “Roderick” Harrison, of Nelsonia; a sister, Karen H. Cooper, and husband, Steve, of Fox Grove, Parksley; two grandsons, Justin Cameron Harrison and Christopher Hunter Harrison; a great-granddaughter, Jasmine; a niece and two nephews, Monica H. Johnson, Craig Cooper, and Jason Cooper, and their families. In addition to his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Werner “Brooks” Harrison; and a great-grandson, Joshua.

Funeral services were held at Baptist Bible Church in Accomac, on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Rob Fletcher officiating. Military Honors were rendered by the U.S. Army, and interment was held in the Parksley Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the Baptist Bible Church Building Fund, 24577 Front St., Accomac, VA  23301.

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Arrangements are by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.
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