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Alice Harris

Alice Harris

Posted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:00 pm

Mrs. Alice Elizabeth Harris, 93, of Rives, died Monday, May 27, 2013 at the home of her daughter in Union City.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Obion County Memorial Gardens with Bro. Ben Lowensdale, pastor of Mt. Pelia Baptist Church, Martin, officiating with White-Ranson Funeral Home of Union City in charge of the arrangements.

Friends and members of Mt. Pelia Baptist Church served as pallbearers.

Mrs. Harris was born July 8, 1919 in Obion County, daughter of the late Dillard and Nora Harrison King. She was the widow of Richard A. Harris. She was a retired Union City schools cafeteria worker and a homemaker. She was a member of the Mt. Pelia Baptist Church and had been active in the Martin Senior Citizens organization until she became ill.

Survivors include one daughter, Brenda (Bill) Bell of Union City; two grandsons, Bill (Shanda) Bell and Mark (DeAnna) Bell, both of Union City; two great-grandchildren, Thomas Bell of Cumming, Ga. and Abby Bell of Union City; one step great-grandchild, Mendi Scarborough of Union City; four nieces, Diane Brooks of Salida, Colo. and Linda Hodges and Sheila Brown, both of Martin, and Jeanie Williams of Maryville; one nephew, Bobby King of Martin.

She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Evie Mobbs and Geneva Raymer; and four brothers, R. D. King, A. B. King, Milton King and Henry King.

Instead of flowers and other gifts, the family requests donations be made in her memory to the Mt. Pelia Baptist Church, P. O. Box 361, Martin, TN 38237.

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