The funeral service will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 21, 2017 at Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church, Georgia Highway 26 West, Oglethorpe, Georgia, where the Reverend Norris Harris is Pastor. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery. Bishop James Lundy, pastor of Tabernacle of Faith Holiness Church, Spivey Street, Ellaville, Georgia, will officiate.
Thelma was born on March 20, 1943 to the Christean Harris and late Delmas Harris, Sr. in Oglethorpe, Georgia. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Nathaniel Harris, Theodore “Bill” Harris, and one sister, Odessa Harris Redding. She was educated in the public school system of Schley County and was a graduate of John Lewis High School in Ellaville, Georgia. For many faithful years, she worked and later retired from Arrow Shirt Company in Atlanta, Georgia as a Seamstress. She was joined in holy matrimony to Leonard Hall. She enjoyed cooking and socializing with family and friends.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a mother, Christean Harris, Ideal, Georgia; a brother, Delmas Harris, Jr., Ellaville, Georgia; nephews and nieces, Travis Holloway, Atlanta, Georgia, DeWayne Harris (Jalandra), Newnan, Georgia, Brant Acey, Thomaston, Georgia, Jeffery Harris, Ideal, Georgia, TheErica Harris, Atlanta, Georgia, Pamela Harris, Ideal, Georgia, and Paula H. Smith (Robert); great nephew and nieces, Rashad Smith (Vashae), San Diego, California, Shantericka Harris, Americus, Georgia, Jermaine Harris, Ideal, Georgia, Aubree Griggs, Atlanta, Georgia, Gabriel Harris, Americus, Georgia; a host of other relatives and friends.