Jefferson City News-Tribune, September 1, 2005,
Harrison Yates Backer, 88, of Holts Summit, died Monday, August 30, 2005.
He is survived by two daughters, Shirley Hodges of Holts Summit and Gloria Hodges of Ashland; one son, Homer Backer of Plattsmouth, Nebraska; one brother, Harold Backer of Fulton; one sister, Dorothy Guerrant of Fulton; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends on Thursday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Debo Funeral Home in Holts Summit.
Services will be at 2 p.m., Fri., Sept. 2, at Union Hill Baptist Church in Holts Summit, Brother Frank Whitney and Rev. Jim Shaver of Providence Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Summit Memorial Park.