Nelda Joyce Harrison (Dixon) died peacefully on February 4, 2018 in Seguin, Texas at the age of 84.
Nelda is survived by her sister, Louise Currier from Cushing, OK, children Gary and Melissa Harrison from Seguin, Texas, Ray Harrison from Corpus Christi, Texas, Laura and Dean McBryde from Fulshear, Texas, and Donna Harrison from Austin, Texas; grandchildren, Cynthia and Ollie Michael from Dubai, UAE, Rebecca and Amanda Harrison from Seguin, Texas, Kenny and Victoria Harrison from San Antonio, Texas, Matthew McBryde from Katy, Texas, Riley and Brittani Eckman from LaGrange, Texas; and her great grandchild Castiel Harrison from San Antonio, Texas. She is preceded in death by her husband, Kent Harrison, her Father and Mother, Raymond and Edythe Dixon, and her Sister Janice Johnson. Nelda Harrison was born on December 1, 1933 in La Feria,Texas to Edythe and Raymond Dixon. She graduated from Boerne High School in 1951. Nelda started her work career with a number of jobs including being a soda jerk, movie theater usher, telephone operator, and banking teller. In 1960, she married Kent Harrison and raised four children in Portland, Texas. In 1968 she received her LVN license and worked as a nurse for the Children's Clinic in Portland, Texas but spent a majority of her nursing career with Dr. Hebert Cable in Portland, Texas. She considered her most important job was raising her children and
devoting her time to the First Baptist Church in Portland and later First Baptist of Seguin. After the death of her husband in 1985, she moved to Seguin, Texas and began a second career working for D&D Ranch and Supply, then started a third career by doing what she really loved by watching pre-school children at the First Baptist school and Sprouts. She also loved to travel, play cards, bunko and eat with her friends. Her children remember her as being a women who had a gift of
hospitality, loved to serve God and others with joy, and furiously loved children. Her friends remember her as a prayer warrior, with a world-wide prayer chain that prayed over her family, friends, and nation. Nelda's grandchildren will all be honorary pallbearers. A Memorial is scheduled for February 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel with Rev. Neil Kibbe officiating. A reception will follow at First Baptist Church - Seguin. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Nelda Harrison's life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to South Texas Children's Home at P. O. Box 759, Beeville, Texas 78104 or Mission Dignity at 2401 Cedar Springs Rd; Dallas, Texas 75201. Condolences can be sent to 1335 Hummingbird Lane, Seguin, Texas 78155. The family would like to thank the Guadalupe Regional Hospital hospice, doctors and staff for their efforts, care, and dedication. You are invited to sing the guest book at www.treshewell.com
. Arrangements are under the direction of Tres Hewell Mortuary, 165 Tor Dr., Seguin, Texas, 78155, 830-549-5912.