Dott Vaiden Harris

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 27, 2010

WINONA — Dott Vaiden Harris, 92, passed away on Thursday, March 25, 2010, at Winona Manor in Winona. 

Visitation will be today, March 27, from 1 until 2:30 p.m. at Lee Funeral Home in Winona. The funeral service will be at 3 p.m. today at Moore Memorial Methodist Church in Winona, with interment at Oakwood Cemetery. The Rev. Larry Creel will officiate the services. 

Mrs. Harris was a former school teacher and a clerk for the Agriculture Stabilization and Conservation Service. She was a graduate of the University of Mississippi and a member of Moore Memorial Methodist Church in Winona.

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She was preceded in death by her first husband, Horace Allen Hawkins; her husband of 38 years, George Meadows Harris; and her parents, Tom and Mynelle McClurg Vaiden.

Survivors include her daughter, Virginia Hawkins McElwee of Vicksburg; two stepsons, George Harris Jr. of Winona and Jack Harris of Inverness; two stepdaughters, Rosemary Henderson of Tampa, Fla., and Jennifer Harris of Memphis, Tenn.; one sister, Felice Vaiden Fisher of Winona; nine grandchildren, Vaiden McElwee Taylor of Knoxville, Tenn., Virginia McElwee Harbour of Birmingham, Ala., Thomas and Carter Henderson of Tampa, Fla., Hartwell Harris of Los Angeles, Calif., George M. Harris III of Winona, Emily Harris Soen of Jackson, Jane Anna Harris of Washington, D.C., and John Harris of Inverness; and four great-grandchildren, Katherine Vaiden Taylor, Davis McGinley Taylor, Charles Whitson Harbour and Anastasia Elizabeth Soen.

Memorials may be made to the Moore Memorial Methodist Church Family Life Center, P.O. Box 467, Winona, MS 38967.

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