Alice Green Harbison


Alice Green Harbison, 88, of Benton, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, peacefully in a local healthcare facility.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and touched many people throughout her life. Alice retired from Benton Banking Company after 43 years. She was a faithful member of Benton United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, W.A. Sr. and Annie Adelaide Green; brother-in-law, Thomas C. Greene; special brother, Warren ("Runt") McQueen; father- and mother-in-law George W. and Ella Eaves Harbison; brother-in-law, Winfred Harbison; and special sister-in-law, JoAnn Finnell.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Charles Harbison; sons, Steve (Rita) and Chris (Louise) Harbison; grandchildren, Allyson Hannah, Lindsay (Jason) Surlas, Christen Harbison, Greer Harbison and Brown Harbison; great-grandchildren, Logan Brewer, Luke Hannah, Charlie Hannah, Chloe Surlas and Chase Surlas; step-granddaughters, Laura McKinney and Lisa Inglis and their children, Ana Carden and Evan Inglis; step-great-granddaughter, Aubrey Hannah Powell; brother, W.A. (Joyce) Green Jr.; sister, Vera L. Greene; and several special nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, at Benton United Methodist Church, Benton, with a memorial service following at 6 p.m. with the Rev. David Whaley and the Rev. Betsy Switzer officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family request memorials be made to Benton United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 845, Benton, TN 37307.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Harbison Family guest book at

Higgins Funeral Home of Benton is in charge of the arrangements.


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