Edith Erselle Brockwell Harrison

Published 9:38 pm Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Edith Erselle Brockwell Harrison, age 98, passed away Thursday, May 28, 2020, at Riverside Regional Medical Center, Newport News, Va. 

She was born in Brandon, Prince George Co., Va., November 5, 1921, youngest child of Robert J. Brockwell, Sr., and Clara Julia Harrison Brockwell. She is predeceased by her parents, husband Harvey “Beans” Harrison, eight older siblings, son James M. Harrison, and son-in-law Jimmy D. Roady. 

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She is survived by daughter  Linda M. Hobbs and husband Wayne of Carrollton, Va., son Michael Harrison of Mechanicsville, Va., grandson Christopher Harrison and wife Stacy and great grandsons Graydon and Reed of Roanoke, Va., granddaughters Hilary Harrison of Lynchburg, Va., and Morgan Harrison of Richmond, Va., and their mother and daughter-in-law Rebecca Boestfleisch of New Kent, Va.  

The family wishes to thank the entire staff of Magnolia Manor, Smithfield, Va., for their loving and compassionate care of Edith during her residency there. Services will be private.