Harriet K. Jimison

Oct 13, 2016

Beloved Wife, Mother and Grandmother

CANTON — Harriet Killian Jimison, 74, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, at her residence.

A native of Haywood County, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Mattie Knight Killian. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy Edwards.

Harriet was an excellent baker and always looked forward to Sunday lunch with her family. She also enjoyed working in her flower garden and tending to her orchids.  Harriet was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother whose heart belonged to her family.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Charles Jimison; two daughters, Pam Thomason and husband, Phillip, and Kim Ray and husband, David, all of Canton; one brother, Robert Killian and wife, Darlene, of Waynesville; three brothers-in-law, Verlin Edwards, of Maggie Valley, Mark Jimison and wife, Susan, of Canton, and Stephen Jimison and wife, Net, of San Antonio, Texas; and two grandchildren, Whitney Thomason and Sean Meade.

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, in the Canton Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Erma Bond officiating. Burial will follow at Old Thickety Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2:30 p.m. prior the service.

Memorials may be made to Old Thickety Cemetery Maintenance Fund, 2856 Thickety Road, Canton, NC 28716.

An online memorial register is available at “Obituaries” at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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