Obituary: Clemmie Wathenia Harris

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Mrs. Clemmie Wathenia Harris, age 93, died Dec. 30, 2010, at NHC Merihil Health Care Center after an extended illness.

She was the daughter of the late John Lee and Gertie Hightower of Marshall County. She was a member of Greater First Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess. She was married to the late Frank Elbert Harris in 1936.

Two sons preceded her in death, Mr. Johnny Frank Harris, and Rev. Authur Lee Harris.

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Willow Jean Harris (Eugene) Harris, and Mrs Willow Mai (Lenzie) Campbell; two sons, Mr. Joe Lee (Nancy) Harris, and Mr. Bobby Harris of Lewisburg; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

Visitation with the family was held Jan. 2, 2011, from 4-6 p.m. at the chapel of Anderson Funeral Home. The Funeral Service was held Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, at Greater First Baptist Church, Lewisburg, with Eulogy by Pastor William Herbert Johnson.

Pallbearers were grandsons and flower ladies were granddaughters. Honorary flower ladies and pallbearers were the Deaconesses and Deacons of Greater First Baptist Church. Interment was held at Beechwood Cemetery in Cornersville.

Anderson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.