A wake service will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:00 PM at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Friday, May 24, 2019 at Davis Chapel AME Church, GA Hwy 26 East, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Burial will follow in the Davis Chapel AME Church cemetery.
Delmus was born August 16, 1941 in Schley County, Georgia to the late Delmus Harris Sr. and the late Thelma Tookes Harris. He was preceded in death by his two of children, Anthony Harris “Tony” and Carla Washington, and four siblings, Odessa Harris, Thelma Harris Theodore Harris and Nathaniel Harris. He was a member of Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church and self employed maintenance man. He was united in holy matrimony in 1973 to Barbara Wilder Harris and to their union they were blessed with two children, Delmus Harris III and Tara Monique Harris.
He leaves to cherish his memories a loving and devoted wife of 45 years, Barbara Harris, Ellaville, Georgia; two children, Delmus Harris III and Tara Harris, both of San Clarita California; two grandchildren, Kaylyn Harris and Jonathan Harris; siblings, Deborah Hosley-Harris, Patricia Harris, both of Buffalo, New York, Mike Harris (Ruby Jean), Americus, Georgia, Effie Raines, Charlie Rose Tookes (Johnny) all of Ellaville, Georgia, James Clark (Fannie) Atlanta, Georgia, Edward Clark, Ida Pearl Lange, both of Ellaville, Georgia, Jimmy Clark (Rachael) Montezuma, Georgia, Mary Carter (Eddie) Minnie Homes, all of Ellaville, Georgia and Charlie Clark of Ellaville, Georgia; brothers/sisters-in law, Patrick ReCarter Wilder, West Palm Beach, Florida, Rev. Albert Wilder Jr. (Lisa) Miami, Florida, Alden Wilder (Teresa), West Palm Beach, Florida, Angela Wilder, San Antonio, Texas, Felicia Goldwire, West Palm Beach, Florida, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.