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Lawrence Sanford Harrison

Lawrence Sanford Harrison, longtime Okmulgee resident, died Saturday morning, August 11, 2007 at Highland Park Manor. He was 88 years of age. Mr. Harrison was born September 2, 1918 in Hitchita, Oklahoma to George S. and Emma (Kitchen) Harrison. He was a farmer and later became a welder, retiring from the City of Okmulgee Vehicle Maintenance Department. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Flora, a sister, Mildred Crawford, step-daughter, Shirley Custer, step-son, J.D. Terrell and a nephew, Larry Crawford. Survivors include his daughter, Judy Hahne and husband Eddie of Okmulgee, step-daughter, Carolyn Gannaway and husband Jim of Okmulgee, step son-in-law, Oscar Custer of Okemah, grandchildren, Sheri Hayes and husband Greg of May, Oklahoma and Randy Hahne and wife Laura of Beggs, three great grandchildren, Holly and Alison Hayes and Erik Hahne, six step-grandchildren, ten step great grandchildren, two step-great great grandchildren and numerous friends and other relatives. A funeral service will be held 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, August 14, 2007 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Richard Cogan officiating. Interment will follow in the Lackey Cemetery in Hitchita. Casketbearers will be Greg Hayes, Randy Hahne, Erik Hahne, John Vierling, Bobby Adams, and Monroe Palmer. Friends may visit the funeral home on Monday from 12-8 P.M. Arrangements are under the direction of the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home of Okmulgee. Online condolences may be sent at