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Violet Maxine (Carlin) Harrison

April 2, 1938 ~ November 15, 2017 (age 79)

Violet Maxine Harrison, 79, of rural Rush County, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday afternoon, November 15, 2017, at Rush Memorial Hospital, Rushville.

One of ten children of John and Rachel Dunn Carlin, Violet was born on April 2, 1938, in Connersville.

On July 2, 1955, Violet married Herbert Harrison in Jellico, Tennessee.  Mr. Harrison passed away on July 10, 1999.

Violet was a member of First Southern Baptist Church of Falmouth and was an avid sports fan.  In her leisure time, she enjoyed crocheting, quilting, cooking, vegetable gardening and canning, playing cards and board games, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include five children, Teresa (Dale) McClure of Rushville, Tanya (Bill, Jr.) Flanigan, of Connersville, Greg Harrison (companion, Suzie Love), Medina (Bryan) Scales, and Steve Harrison, all of Rushville; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Larry and David Carlin, both of Connersville.  Violet is blessed with many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Besides her husband of 44 years, Herbert Harrison, Violet is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Michael Harrison on November 19, 2001; siblings, Ruth McKee, John Carlin, Phyllis Wallace, DeeDee Arvin, Anna May, Janice Copeland, and Everett "Buddy" Carlin.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home.  Reverend Bill Flanigan, Jr. of First Southern Baptist Church, Falmouth will officiate.  Burial will follow in Dale Cemetery.  Friends may call from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home on Sunday, November 19, 2017.

Memorial contributions can be made to First Southern Baptist Church of Falmouth, and online condolences can be made anytime at

Charitable donations may be made to:

First Southern Baptist Church
7846 E CR 600 N, Falmouth IN 46127

 Service Information

November 19, 2017

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home
1704 Grand Ave
Connersville, IN 47331

Funeral Service
November 20, 2017

11:00 PM
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home
1704 Grand Ave
Connersville, IN 47331

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