Carol Ann Granger Harrison

July 27, 1943 - March 27, 2019

Carol Ann Granger Harrison, 75, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family and friends on March 27, 2019, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

Carol Ann Granger was born on July 27, 1943 in Mitchell to Marion and Lorraine (Swank) Granger. She lived in Mitchell, Letcher, Winner, Custer and Hot Springs.  She graduated from Custer High School in 1961 and married the love of her life, Leland C. Harrison on July 1, 1964, in Custer. Three daughters were born to this union, Vickie; Stephanie; and Patti. Carol worked at Pamida for 28 years and retired in July of 2007.

Carol was a member of the VFW Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary, Disabled American Auxiliary, Hot Springs Senior Center and attended the United Church in Hot Springs.

Carol’s hobbies were spending time with her family and friends and helping in any way she could. She never knew a stranger.

Carol is survived by her daughters, Vicki (Monty) Cazer of Hot Springs; Stephanie (Roy) Merchen of Douglas, Wyo.; Patti (Steve) Cobb of Douglas Wyo.;  daughter in law, Tamie Harrison; three grandchildren, Ashlee (Ryan) Follum; Dustin Merchen; and Tasha Merchen; three great grandchildren, Abby Kay Follum, Sawyer Glen Merchen; Avery Merchen; seven step grandchildren; eleven step great grand children and three step great-great grandchildren; and many other family members and friends. 

Carol was preceded in death by her husband,Leland; father, Marion; mother, Lorraine; brother, Kenneth Granger, and step son, Logan Harrison.

Memorials have been designated in Carol’s name to benefit Hot Springs Ambulance, Hot Springs Volunteer Fire Department, Hot Springs Senior Center and Grace of the Pines Hospice. 

Visitation was held Sunday, March 31, 2019 at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, April 1, 2019, at Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

Committal Services were held Monday, April 1, 2019, at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

Arrangements have been placed in the care of Chamberlain McColley’s Funeral Home in Hot Springs.

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