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Willie Harris

Willie "Jerome" Harris

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Obituary

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Life Profile in Memory of Willie Jerome Harris

Life Began: July 30, 1939 in Broadhurst, GA. He moved to Jesup in 1945.

Parents: Emanuel Harris & Gertie Lee Brown Harris (Both deceased)

Brothers: Leroy Harris (Deceased), Robert Harris (Angela)

Education: He was educated at Wayne County Training School and graduated in the class 1957.

Profession: He retired from ITT Rayonier after 29 years, after retiring he worked for The Wayne County School System as a Custodian at Jesup Elementary School. He was also employed at St. Paul's Episcopal Church for 50 years as the Sexton.

A Time to Love: He was joined in holy matrimony to Thelma M. McKinnon on December 21, 1962. True to his vows “til death do us part” this union lasted for 57 years.

3 Sons & 1 Daughter-Willie B. Harris and Rodney J. Harris, Jesup, GA. And Thaddeus V. Harris Cochran, GA. And Angela J. (Billie) Hinesville, GA

10 Grandchildren: Ramon Phillips, Latesia Latson, Martrez Harris, TiAndra Harris, Khalil Harris, Alexis Harris, Victoria Harris, Thaddeus Harrs, Jr., Trensten Harris, Candace Labranche.

7 Great-Grandchildren.

5 Brother-in-Laws: James Melton (Marie) Romalice Melton (Carolyn) Alphonso Jones, Leon Jones (Stephanie) and Harrell Jones.

3 Sister-in-Laws: Linda Simmons (Ronnell) Shirley Elliott (Melvin) and Gwendolyn Jones.

A host of sorrowing relatives and friends
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Location
    There will not be a wake/visitation.
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Notes
    Remains will lie in state one hour (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.) prior to services.
  • Service of Memory - Celebrating the Life of Mr. Willie "Jerome" Harris

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Mt. Mariah AME Church
    Address
    100 Church Street
    Jesup, GA 31546
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Stanley Carter

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