The memorial service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, January 9, 2016 at the Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Rev. Alfred Wynn, pastor of Zion Hill Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Whiteline Street, Montezuma, Georgia.
Mr. Harris was born May 13, 1944 in Montezuma, Georgia to the late Mr. William “Bill” Harris, Sr. and Mary Lee Fredrick Harris. He was educated in the public school system of Macon County. He retired from the city of Montezuma Santation Department after twenty-three years of dedicated service as a water meter reader. He was preceded in death by a son, Thomas Patrick; siblings, Alfred Harris, Geraldine Rucker, Johnny Bateman, Clarence Bateman, and Jacqueline Bateman; a grandmother Beulah Harris; aunts Anna Reese and Lizzie Mae Tookes; and cousins, Francine Wynn, Effie Wynn, and Anderson Reese.
He leaves a legacy of love and memories to his beloved family, which include his son, Timothy Patrick, Montezuma, Georgia; his daughter, Lisa Brown, Oglethorpe, Georgia; siblings, Freddie Lee Harris, Fort Valley, Georgia, Retha (Alton) Jones, Stone Mountain, Georgia, William Harris, Jr., Oglethorpe, Georgia, Gloria White, Montezuma, Georgia, Elizabeth McLean, Raleigh, North Carolina, Willie Oscar Glover, Jr., Montezuma, Georgia; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends