The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Friendship Missionary Baptist Church, 411 Cotton Avenue, Americus, Georgia, where Bishop Melvin McCluster is pastor. The Reverend Roy Thomas, pastor of Nazareth Missionary Baptist Church of Washington, DC will officiate. Interment will follow in the Staley Memorial Garden, corner of Mayo Street and Souther Field Road, Americus, Georgia.
Korrey Bernard Harris was born July 2, 1979 to Annie R. Thomas Williamson and the late Leon Harris in Americus, Sumter County, Georgia. He was a 1997 graduate of Americus High School. He acquired his degree in Recording Arts from Full Sail World Education, Winter Park, Florida. He further studied toward a degree in Business Management until his health failed.
At an early age, Korrey confessed Jesus as his Lord and Savior and joined the band of Christian belivers at Mt. Zion Webster Missionary Baptist Church of Webster County under the Leadership of Reverend G.W. Nealy. Korrey was a faithful and dedicated member with the Youth Department where he supported every facet of the church he loved so well.
Korrey was preceded in death by his father, Leon, and his paternal grandparents, Ulysses and Edith Harris.
Korrey leaves a legacy of love and many fond memories to his beloved parents, Paul and Annie Ruth Thomas Williamson, Americus, Georgia; a loving brother, Christopher Williamson, Americus, Georgia; god-sisters, Jennifer Williamson–Virgin (Taybrn), Virginia Beach, Virginia, Deandrea Edmonds-Jackson, Savannah, Georgia, Natalie Henderson, Warner Robins, Georgia; maternal grandparents, Bennie and Naomi Thomas, Sr., Americus, Georgia; aunts and uncles, Arrena L. Solomon, Plains, Georgia, Eula Coates, Brenda Brown, Americus, Georgia, Mary Laster, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Ezekiel Thomas (Carolyn), Jacksonville, Florida, Bennie Thomas, Jr. (Clara), Landover, Maryland, Nathaniel Thomas (Vyrtis), Mitchellville, Maryland, Reverend Roy Thomas (Minister Jackie), Burke, Virginia, Michael Harris (Christy), Horace Harris, Edvuado Harris, all of Americus, Georgia, Johnny B Williamson (Annie Kate), Ellaville, Georgia, Minnie Willilamson Williams (Deacon Moses), Decatur, Georgia, Willie Pearl Price, Toledo, Ohio Pauline Williamson Smith (Thomas), Americus, Georgia; a host of beloved cousins other relatives and friends.