Theodore R. Harrison, 71, of Jefferson City, Mo., passed away on Sunday, October 23, 2011, at Jefferson City Nursing and Rehab Center, Jefferson City, Mo. He was born on November 13, 1939, in Jefferson City, the son of Theodore V. and Dorothy G. (Frye) Harrison, both of whom preceded him in death. He was married in 1969, to Shirley Clark who survives in Jefferson City. He was a graduate of Jefferson City High School and Lincoln University. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Jefferson City. He worked as a schoolteacher for various public schools in the area. He is survived by one brother, Ronald Harrison and wife Linda of Jefferson City; and four nephews, Steven, Timothy, Jeffrey and Brian Harrison, all of the Jefferson City area. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at Centertown Cemetery. Officiating will be Rev. Clyde Garriott. Memorials are suggested to Preferred Hospice, c/o Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, 100 S. Oak, California, MO 65018. Arrangements are under the direction of Bowlin-Cantriel Funeral Services, California, Mo.