Emma Cornelia Kent Harrison, “Nana”, 97

Emma Cornelia Kent Harrison, “Nana”, age 97, went on to her new life to be with the Lord on March 7, 2016. Emma was born October 22, 1918 to Louis and Anna (Bliss) Kent. She married Charles McLean Harrison, Jr. On June 1, 1938. They owned and operated Harrison’s Ranch House restaurant for 20 years in Toledo, where Emma made all of the pies and dinner rolls. They moved to a farm in Napoleon to enjoy their grandchildren and ponies. She was active in the Henry County Historical Society as a life member. She was a 60 year member of the Triune Chapter, Ohio Order of Eastern Stars and a 27 year member of the Elijah Gunn, Sr. Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles “Pa” Harrison, Jr.; son, Harold William Harrison; sisters, Jacie Courtney and Helen Mae Slight and brothers, Lavene, Jule, John and Cloyce Kent.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Rosanne Harrison Fisher and son-in-law, Ronald Fisher; five grandchildren, Jeffery (Cheryl) Fisher, of Jackson, Ohio, Rhonda (John) Drinnon, Bryan, Ohio, Jennifer (Erich) Bailey, of Defiance, Ohio, Ryan (Terri) Fisher, of Columbus, Ohio, Peter (Mayra) Harrison, of Eldora, Iowa; twelve great grandchildren, Nicholas Fisher, of Jackson, Ohio, Elizabeth Fisher, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jordan Drinnon and Jillian Drinnon, both of Bryan, Ohio, Jacob Bailey and Emma Bailey, both of Defiance, Ohio, Alexander Fisher and Julianna Fisher, both of Columbus, Ohio, Shelby Harrison, of West Lake, Ohio, Alexander Harrison, James Harrison and Xavier Harrison, all of Eldora, Iowa; sister, Irma Pfahlert, of Wauseon, Ohio; brother, Royal (Margaret) Kent, of Oxnard, California; sister-in-law, Annie Kent, Nashport, Ohio and many nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held at a later date. Private interment will be in Grelton Cemetery, Grelton, Ohio. Krill Funeral Service, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, has been entrusted with her arrangements.

Memorial are asked to be made to the Williams County 4-H Endowment Fund or the Elijah Gunn, Sr. Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.

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