Patricia Ann Connolly Harbison, 70, died Saturday, December 19, 2020 at Brian Center in Hickory, N.C. She was born in Iredell County on February 11, 1950, to the late Robert Wayne Connolly and Hazel Lackey Connolly. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert Connolly.

Patricia was a shining example of Christianity. She loved reading her Bible and had read it through 14 times. She enjoyed Bible Study and watched Rev. Charles Stanley for many years as her health would not allow her to attend church. She loved her family and always considered them her number one priority.

Those left to cherish her memory are a son, Clint Harbison (Whitney); a brother, John Connolly (Wanda); two grandchildren, Colton and Winsley Harbison; two nephews, Chris Connolly and Jarrod Connolly; step-mother, Reba Connolly; and step-sister, Marie Parker.

A Memorial Service will be held for Patricia on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, at 3 p.m. at the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel. The service will be live streamed beginning promptly at 3 p.m.. The family will visit with friends following the service.

Memorials may be sent to the National Multiple Sclerosis Association, Greater Carolinas Chapter, 4601 Charlotte Park Drive, Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28217. Online condolences may be left at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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