Robert Harris Jr.


Robert Lester Harris Jr., 86, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at his residence. He was a member of Mt. Peria Baptist Church and was preceded in death by his parents, Robert Lester and Georgia Mae Harris Sr.; and brothers, Edward Harris, Howard Harris, and Ozzie Harris. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Josie Mae Harris; daughters, Edna (Marshall) Lumpkin, Evelyn (Ronnie) Readus, Florence Harris, Henrietta "Retta" Harris, and Adrian Walker; sons, Robert Lee (Margarette) Harris Jr. and R.J. (Nicki) Harris; three granddaughters, Erica (Kelvin) Foster, Tameka Harris and Miranda Johnson; three grandsons, Anthony Lumpkin, Bryce Harris and Corey Adams; one great-grandson, Jakeob Foster; brother, Ross Harris; sisters, Josie Harris Lawrence, Bessie Mae Montgomery and Alice Bonner; sister-in-law, Ruby Johnson; brother-in-law, Charles Mays; a host of aunts, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Homegoing celebration will be held Saturday, June 28, at 3 p.m. at Mt. Peria Baptist Church, 341 Sparks Street, with Rev. Floyd Croft, Eulogist, and Pastor Jimmy Ingram officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 1-3 p.m. Saturday. Interment, Ringgold Community Cemetery. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton.

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