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CLIFFORD JOY HARRISON of Nashville died on May 8. He was 92. Before earning his law degree from Nashville School of Law, Harrison served in World War II, where he flew 35 missions in Europe as a part of the Army Air Corps. Harrison continued his military service in the Air Force reserve and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel, and was later a member of the Middle Tennessee WWII Fighter Pilots Association. He began his professional career at Third National Bank in 1950 and retired as Vice Chairman of the Board. He was past chairman of the YMCA Foundation of Middle Tennessee and of the Nature Conservancy in Tennessee.

Former TBA President ROBERT L. MCMURRAY of Signal Mountain died on May 30. He was 87. McMurray graduated from Vanderbilt Law School in 1954 where he was Order of the Coif and on the Vanderbilt Law Review. Before retiring in 2010, he practiced law for 55 years, the last 45 of which were in Cleveland, Tenn., with the firms of Bell and Associates and McMurray Law Office. He won the Justice Joe Henry Award for Outstanding Legal Writing in 1990.

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