Gerald Otis Harrington, Sr.
October 5, 1949 – March 12, 2020
Gerald Otis Harrington, Sr. was born on October 5, 1949 to Otis Harrington and
Dorothy Leblanc Babino-Harrington in Beaumont, Texas. He was enrolled in the
public-school system and graduated from Charlton Pollard High School in 1968.
After graduation he served 3 tours in Vietnam and returned home to Beaumont,
Gerald loved cooking, raising pit bulls and being with family.
Gerald was proceeded in death by his parents, Otis and Dorothy Harrington; sister,
Patricia Ann Harrington; mother-in-law, Willie Mae Mickens; brothers-in-law, Elton
Martin, Sr. and Byron Wayne Mickens.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Janice (Jenny) Evans-Harrington of
Beaumont, Texas; son, Gerald Harrington, Jr. (Brittany) of Beaumont, Texas; daughters,
Germiithya “Tish” Hope-Coleman (Darrell) of Houston, Texas, Ebony Young of Kountze,
Texas; step daughters, Yolanda Chatman, Desire Rochelle Collins both of Beaumont,
Texas; sister, Pauline Harrington-Martin of Beaumont, Texas; brother, Charles
Harrington of Beaumont, Texas, special nieces, Birder Harrington-Thomas (Arthur),
Tamika Martin (Warren) both of Beaumont, Texas; nephews, Elton Butch Martin, Jr. of
Houston, Texas, Michael Harrington; 7 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren and a host
of great nieces, great nephews, sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.
Special friend/care taker Joseph “Sonny” Williams; special cousin Dorothy Mickens, host
of cousins, Wagners, Thomas, Mickens, Leblanc and Banks.