Virginia C. Rudisill Harrison, 1919-2017

GREENEVILLE, TN: Virginia C. Rudisill Harrison, 98, of Greeneville, TN (formerly of Bethany, MO) passed away Monday, February 27, 2017.

She was born February 4, 1919 in Kansas City, MO the daughter of Audra Andrew and Estella Leigh (Smith) Black. They preceded her in death.

On August 22, 1937 she married John B. Rudisill in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death in 1963. She later married Virgil E. Harrison. He preceded her in death in 2002.

Virginia was a homemaker and a member of New Hope Baptist Church, prior to moving to Welda, KS.

Survivors include her 3 children, Richard A. Rudisill and Shirley, Columbia, MO, John B. Rudisill III and Pauline, Rock Island, IL, Carol D. Smith and Ted, Greeneville, TN; step children, Verle and Suzanne Harrison, Neil and Ann Harrison; 6 grandchildren, Pamela Hopke, Jeffrey Rudisill, Veronica Brooks, John P. Rudisill, Jacque Criss, Kimberly Philbeck; step grandchildren, Jeff, Kevin, Doug, and Brian Harrison; and 14 great grandchildren.

Graveside Services and burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 4 at New Hope Cemetery, McFall, MO under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO. Memorial contributions may be made to New Hope Baptist Church and/or New Hope Cemetery in care of Roberson Funeral Home, PO Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at