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1944 Gloria 2023

Gloria Jean Harrison

January 3, 1944 — February 23, 2023

Sweeny

Gloria Jean Harrison of Sweeny, Texas passed away unexpectedly in her home on Thursday, February 23, 2023 at the age of 79. She was born Gloria Jean Knight on January 3, 1944 to Cecil and Ethel Knight of Boling, Texas. Gloria was a very kind and giving person, always willing to lend an ear or helping hand. She was dedicated to her family, but she especially loved her role as Nana. Nana could always be found in the audience of every recital and sporting event that her grandchildren were involved in. Gloria also loved traveling the world and was always looking forward to her next adventure or cruise.

Gloria was preceded in death by her mother and father, Ethel and Cecil Knight; brothers, Kenneth and Edward Knight; husbands, Chris Achten and David Harrison; son, Bradley Harrison; and step-son, Kevin (Bones) Harrison.

She is survived by her children, Glenn Achten (Dana) and James Achten (Lisa); step-children, Radonna Gaines (Wallace) and David Harrison (Tina); grandchildren, Teal Winthrop, Paige (Tyler), Kayla (Mario), and Abigail Achten; step-grandchildren, Robert (Sabrina), Jared (Meredith), Cole (Eleanor), Hunter, Fisher, and Emma Harrison and Megan Berry; great-grandchildren, London Earl and Salem Jones; and step great-grandchildren, Rayden, Raylee, Nolan, Elizabeth, Abigail, and Clara Harrison.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2023 at C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home, 634 S. Columbia Drive, West Columbia, Texas 77486. Visitation begins at 10:00am. Services will be officiated by Pastor John Price at 11:00am. There will be procession to Sweeny Cemetery with a short graveside service.

Pallbearers: Tim Moss, Shane Smith, Jason Smith, Cebern Sedberry, Drake Bock, and Tyler Jones.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, March 4, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home

634 S Columbia Dr, West Columbia, TX 77486

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

C.T. Baker & Sons Funeral Home

634 S Columbia Dr, West Columbia, TX 77486

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Interment following funeral service

Saturday, March 4, 2023

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