Tuesday, August 19

John Lee Harris Passes

THOMASVILLE-John Lee Harris, 87, passed Monday August 18, 2008 at the V.A. Hospital in Salisbury. Funeral service at Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church in Thomasville; Rev. Dr. E. Keith Carroll, Rev. Carroll Upton, and Rev. Dr. Jim Summey officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church Cemetery Born August 13, 1921 in Randolph County a son of Charlie Thomas Harris and Maude Lambeth Harris. Preceded in death by his wife Beulah C. Harris on May 26, 2008 (m. August 12, 1950). Also preceded in death by two brothers, Paul Thomas Harris and Robert Edward Harris. Survived by one son: John Clark Harris and wife Sandy of Thomasville; His granddaughter whom he loved and cherished, Melissa Dawn Harris: two brothers: Charles Ross Harris and wife Betty of Asheboro and Arthur Harris of Lexington; eight sisters: JoAnn Allred of Asheboro, Helen Briles and husband Lawrence of Lexington, Carolyn Owen and husband O’Neil of Lexington, Jessie Sellers and husband Bobby of Asheboro, Mildred Cooper and husband Bob, Evelyn Darr, Hope Sechrist, and Betty Hughes and husband Donald all of Thomasville. -JC Green