Jeane Harsin

Return to Class of 1934

Jeane Harsin06/23/1999
Funeral services for Jeane Amy Hollingshead, 83, of Knoxville, who died June 23, at the Westridge Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville, were held June 26, 1999, at Williams Funeral Home in Knoxville.

Burial was at Breckenridge Cemetery in Marion County.

The Rev. John States officiated at the services.
Music was provided by Jim Kidder, organist, and John Crawford, vocalist. Pallbearers were John Donnelly, Mike Donnelly, Jared Harsin, Kay Harsin, Keith Marshall, and John Stittsworth.

Jeane was born March 16, 1916, in Marion County the daughter of Irene Arvilla Smith and Gilbert Edward Harsin.

She grew up in the Knoxville area and graduated from Knoxville High School in 1934.

After high school, she taught school for three years.

She was united in marriage to Merwin Bruere Hollingshead on December 24, 1936. She operated Hollingshead’s Flowers just off the square in Knoxville for over 20 years.

She was a member of the Breckenridge Society, Order of the Eastern Star, Liberty Garden Club,
and the First Christian Church in Knoxville, where she taught Sunday School for many years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a brother; and a sister.

She is survived by a daughter, Kathy Donnelly of Iowa City; a son, Gary of
El Paso, Texas; two brothers, J.D. Jarsin of Topeka, Kan., and Willis Harsin of Knoxville;
a sister, Helen Loynachan of Pella; four grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Iowa Golden Chapter.

Arrangements were made by Williams Funeral Home in Knoxville.