Jacquelin Harrison

Jacquelin Harrison, 89, of Kirksville, Missouri passed away at John Knox Village in Lees Summit, Missouri on Tuesday November 1, 2022.

Jacquelin was born on June 8, 1933 in Hurdland, Missouri, the daughter of Byron and Margaret Burnett Easley who preceded her in death. Jackie graduated from Hurdland High School and Northeast Missouri State University with a BS and Masters in Business Education. During her graduate program she taught one year in Navoo, Illinois. She continued teaching business education for 29 years at both Kirksville Junior and Senior High Schools. She retired in 1996 which happened to coincide with her becoming a grandmother.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church where she served on various committees and was the financial secretary for many years, PEO Chapter IG, Sojourners and two bridge clubs. She also served as president of the Greenwood PTA.

On August 19, 1955 she married Russell Harrison who preceded her in death. They have three children, Kevin Harrison (Nancy Harrison) of Lees Summit, Missouri, Craig Harrison, and Lori Harrison Scott (Kevin Scott) of Raymore, Missouri. Two granddaughters, Maggie Scott of Austin, Texas and Jackie Scott of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one grandson Banks Born (Mallory Born) from Kansas City, Missouri and one great grandson, Boston Born.

She loved being with her family and friends, playing tennis and bridge, and antiquing with her husband.

A celebration of life will be held at Davis-Playle- Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home on Tuesday November 8, 2022. Visitation is at 1:00 with the service to follow at 2:00. Interment will be at the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Hurdland, Missouri.

Memorials in memory of Jackie can be made to the First United Methodist Church, Kirksville, Missouri or Truman State University – Russell and Jacquelin E Harrison Scholarship Fund and can be left at or sent to the funeral home.

Arrangements in the care of Davis-Playle-Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Kirksville, MO.