Obituary: Robert Lee Harris

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Robert Lee Harris, 91, of Lewisburg, died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at the Alvin C. York Veterans Administration Medical Center in Murfreesboro.

Mr. Harris was a native of Marshall County. He was a veteran of the Army and was retired from Genesco. He was a member of the VFW, DAV, American Legion, and Richland Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Eula Alma Vaughn and John Kenneth Harris; wife, Valta Lee Pigg Harris; sister, Louise Thompson; and brother, J. B. Harris.

He is survived by his sister, Thelma Jean (Howard) Griggs of the Berlin Community; two nieces; and three nephews.

Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Dec. 15, from the chapel of Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home with Buddy Pope officiating, followed by burial with military honors in Short Cemetery.

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