Dorothy Harris

Obituary of Dorothy G. Harris

Dorothy Geneva Harris, 87, entered into eternal peace on December 26, 2014 at Bethesda on Turkey Creek. Dorothy was born on November 24, 1927, a daughter of the late Mary and Huey V. Meadows. A native of Clendenin, West Virginia, she had made her home in Florida since 1957. Mrs. Harris served her community as a clerk at the United States Post Office in Palm Bay, Florida. She was known to be a loyal employee who was honest and hard working. Many of her coworkers benefited from her willingness to share her years of experience. Dorothy enjoyed reading, playing cards, camping and gardening. Most of all, she loved spending time with family and friends. She was generous, hospitable, and a devoted wife and mother. Mrs. Harris was pre- deceased by her beloved husband of 47 years, Hershel Ray Harris and brother Huey V. Meadows. She leaves cherished memories to sons Gary Harris and wife, Claudia; Donald Harris and wife, Marsha; four grandchildren Jonathan (Candace) Harris, Justin (Trish) Harris, Matthew (Amanda) Harris, Meredith Harris; three great grandchildren, Savannah, Cheyenne, Ava; and brother, David Meadows. She was a charter member of the First Free Will Baptist Church of Palm Bay. The family would like to extend many thanks to all of those who lovingly cared for Mrs. Harris at Bethesda on Turkey Creek. Arrangements entrusted to Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care, 950 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, FL (321) 724-2224.Visitation will be held at Matics Funeral Home on Dec. 30, 2014 at 12:00 noon in Clendenin, W. Virginia. Her life will be celebrated at a graveside service following visitation at Clover Cemetery located in Spencer, W. Virginia.In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Gideons International, P. O. Box 100147, Palm Bay, FL 32910.
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