The funeral service will be held at 12:00 P.M., Monday, January 30, 2017 at Davis Chapel A.M.E. Church, Hwy 26 West, Oglethorpe, Georgia, where the Reverend Norris Harris is Pastor. Burial will follow in the Church cemetery.
Eugene was born March 28, 1936 in Oglethorpe, Georgia to the late Gus Harris and Ethel Lee Taylor Harris. He was preceded in death by a son, Curtis Harris, and four sibling,s Wylene Harris, Annie Will Harris, Henry Lee Harris, and Lucile Maddox. Eugene was known as a hard worker. He enjoyed employment through Merlan M. Williams Farms as a Farmer; Simmons Construction as a Construction Worker; and Mulco in the Shipping Department. On September 29, 1963 Eugene was joined in holy matrimony to Ollie Hill.
He leaves his cherished memory to his wife of 53 years, Ollie Harris, Oglethorpe, Georgia; three children, Shelia Schofield Burnam (Gerald), Montezuma, Georgia, Reginald Harris (Kalandra), Oglethorpe, Georgia, and Bruce Harris (Jeannie Wilson), Oglethorpe, Georgia; eight grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; one sister, Odessa Harris, Fort Valley, Georgia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Deacon J.D. Hill (Lula) Ideal, Georgia, Pearlie Mae Hill Joseph, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Larry Hill, Atlanta, Georgia, Douglass Hill, Vero Beach, Florida, Mary Hill Cochran, Oglethorpe, Georgia, Shirley Hill Outler (Clarence) Covington, Georgia, Lemuel Hill, Dennis Hill, Melvin Hill and Gwendolyn Hill Rucker (Minder), all of Oglethorpe, Georgia; a host of other relatives and friends including devoted friends, Leroy Cephus, Atlanta, Georgia, Stanley Walker and Edras Washington, both of Oglethorpe, Georgia.