Elnora Harrison

October 19, 2013

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Updated: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 05:38:44 CST

Elenora ‘Ellie’ Harrison, 84, of Grand Island, died Saturday, October 19, 2013.

Elenora ‘Ellie’ HarrisonTo honor Ellie’s wishes cremation has taken place. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. All Faiths Funeral Home is serving the family.


Ellie was born on September 21, 1929 in Grand Island to Alfred and Eva (Sims) Grubbs.  

She married Rex Harrison in Omaha on May 16, 1951.  Ellie enjoyed doing needlework and cross stitching for her family and friends.  She was a huge NASCAR fan and #48 was her favorite.  She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church and the foster grandparent program.


Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Kathy and Kelly Green of Henderson, NV; her two sons and daughters-in-law, Marty and Debbie Harrison of Beaverton, OR and Mike and Sharon Harrison of Descanso, CA, five grand children and two great grandchildren.  Also left to cherish her memory are a brother and sister-in-law, LaVern and Jan Grubbs of Grand Island; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty and Cecil Stoner of Grand Island and Arlene and Bob Miller of North Platte; and sister-in-law, Diane Grubbs.


She is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Al Grubbs; sister-in-law Pat Grubbs and nephew Ron Grubbs.


She was loved deeply and will be missed beyond measure.

Memorials are suggested to HealthConnect at Home Grand Island Hospice.