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Harris Harris Funeral ser vices for Mar y Lee Alford Harris, 91, were held Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, in Forest Grove Christian Church with Pastor Jim Platt officiating. Graveside services followed in Forest Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Ha rris died Friday, Jan. 27, in Fort Worth.

She was born Nov. 22, 1920, in Milam County to Emery James and Annie (Matthews) Alford.

Mrs. Harris was a graduate of Rockdale High School.

After graduation, she moved to Fort Worth where she met and married Henry Alvin Harris on Sept. 2, 1949.

Mrs. Harris retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. in 1981 after over 35 years.

She was a loving mother, grandmother and sister.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Alvin Harris on Feb. 12, 1979; a son, Kenneth D. Harris on Aug. 30, 1998; three brothers, Billy Alford, Emery Alford and Jack Alford; and three sisters, Lucille Young, Dixie Cleveland and Annie McKee.

Survivors are a son, A. Ray Harris and wife Gale; a daughter, Linda Brown and husband Gary; a sister, Carrie Guthrie and husband Lamar; five grandchildren, Phillip Weiher, Stephanie Damron and husband Jeremy, Peyton Harris, Kristen Irving, Libby Harris; also, many nieces and nephews.


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