Joe T. Harris

Friday, September 13, 2013

Joe T. Harris, 84, of Philadelphia, Miss., died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, Miss.

He was a native of Lewisburg, and moved to Philadelphia, Miss. 30 years ago. He worked as plant supervisor for Grey Iron Foundry in Lewisburg. Mr. Harris was a former salesman for Foust Textiles and worked in insurance and pre-need sales for Nowell Funeral Home in Philadelphia, Miss. He was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church and was a past Mason and Shriner.

Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his stepdaughter, Lynn Womble; brother, J.C. Harris; and sister, Sarah Harris.

Survivors include his wife, Dot Harris of Philadelphia, Miss.; son, Rick Harris of Antioch, Tenn.; grandson, Bill Womble of Fayetteville, Tenn.; two stepgrandchildren; sister, Nell Sanders of Cornersville; and niece, Linda Genella of Dickson, Tenn.

Services for Mr. Harris were held Thursday, Sept. 12, from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Curt Pace officiating. Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery.

McClain-Hays Funeral Home in Philadelphia, Miss. was in charge of arrangements.