Betty Jean (Holsombeck) Harbison


Betty Jean (Holsombeck) Harbison, 84, of Pell City, passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at her residence.

Family will receive friends Saturday, July 20, 2019, from 1 until 3 p.m. at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. Services will follow at 3 p.m. Burial will be at Sardis Cemetery on River Road. Rev. Walter Hedstrom will officiate.

She was a faithful wife, a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a godly lady who served as a minister’s wife for more than 50 years. She was a member of the Pilgrim Nazarene Church. She was a gracious hostess and her influence reached many people across the United States. She had a special talent with children and was loved by many of those children who were in her care.

She was preceded in death by her children, Stephen Harbison and Sharron Harbison; grandchild, Trenton Harbison; parents, Frank and Mae Holsombeck; and 9 siblings.

She is survived by her husband, Rev. Clindel Harbison; children, Suzanne Hutchison, Shawnda Swearengin, and Scott Harbison; grandchildren, Ashley Huff, Craig Hutchison, Blake Harbison, Bethany Brasher, Geoff Swearengin, Timothy Harbison, and Kristin Harbison; and six great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Craig Hutchison, Mike Huff, C.H. Hutchison, Geoff Swearengin, Timothy Harbison and Blake Harbison.

You may register online at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503