Mary Lou Harris

Published 11:26 am Friday, April 15, 2011

Services for Mary Lou Harris will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home with the Rev. Willie White officiating. Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 until 5 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Ms. Harris died Sunday, April 10, 2011, at River Region Medical Center. She was 72.

She was born in Belzoni and was a nurses aid at Vicksburg Hospital.

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She was preceded in death by her mother, Doreatha McRunnel; father, James Johnson; stepfather, Willie McRunnel; husband, Miner Harris Sr.; three sons, Eddie Harris, Miner Harris Jr. and Charles Ray Harris; and sisters, Florence Young and Nadine Johnson.

Survivors include six daughters, Dorothy Seriven, Nancy Harris, Barbara Goodman, all of Vicksburg, Mary Washington of Rolling Fork, Catherine Harris of Vallejo, Calif., and Sandra Donaldson of Phoenix; four sons, Larry Harris of Rolling Fork, Dale Harris of Grace, Robert Harris of Galveston, Texas, and Johnny Harris of Greenville; five sisters, Edna M. Garner of Greenville, Evangeline Kelly of Vicksburg, Jeraldine Reynolds of Monrovia, Calif., Josephine McRunnel and Irene Turner, both of Boston; three brothers, Joseph McRunnel of Vicksburg, Willie McRunnel of Port Gibson and James Johnson of Arizona; 35 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews and other relatives.