A legacy of service

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Retired educator example to generations

  • Jimmie Harrison retired from Sulphur Springs ISD after a 41-year career as a teacher and coach. Courtesy
    Jimmie Harrison retired from Sulphur Springs ISD after a 41-year career as a teacher and coach. Courtesy
  • Jimmie Lurleene Harrison (seated) is surrounded by family at her birthday last year. She was a lifelong resident of Hopkins County and retired Sulphur Springs teacher and coach, and was honored with a proclamation at last week’s 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Harrison passed away Dec. 16 at age 96. Courtesy
    Jimmie Lurleene Harrison (seated) is surrounded by family at her birthday last year. She was a lifelong resident of Hopkins County and retired Sulphur Springs teacher and coach, and was honored with a proclamation at last week’s 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Harrison passed away Dec. 16 at age 96. Courtesy
At the 30th annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King celebration last week, city officials paid tribute to a lifelong resident of Hopkins County who set a standard for her family and lived a life “of extraordinary distinction.” Jimmie Lurleene Harrison passed away at her home in Sulphur Springs on Monday, Dec. 16, leaving behind a large family who grieve her loss but who will never forget the life…

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