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OBIT: Mr. Milton Harris, Age 79, Of Hickman


Mr. Milton Harris

Mr. Milton Harris of the Hickman Community died at 10:15 a.m. Thursday morning June 7, 2018 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage where he was admitted June 3rd being treated for emphysema. Mr. Harris was 79.

Funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted on Saturday morning June 9th at 11 a.m. Bro. Jamie Pack officiated and Michael Woodard delivered the eulogy. Burial followed in section five at the Ridgewood Cemetery.

The third of six children of the late Hubert James Harris who died at the age of 79 on July 27, 1991 and Carlene Overstreet Harris who died at the age of 84 on July 19, 1998, he was born Milton Lee Harris in South Carthage on July 11, 1938.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Roberta Harris Williams who died September 25, 2003 at the age of 62 and Doris Harris Ramsey who died July 28, 1984 at the age of 50 and a brother, James Junior Harris who died January 9, 2004 at the age of 68.

A son-in-law, David Craig Rich died at the age of 52 on February 18, 2015.

He was united in marriage to Jackson County native the former Carolyn Wilenne Stewart at the Trousdale County Courthouse.

Mr. Harris was of the Baptist faith and was baptized by Bro. Jamie Pack of the Long Branch Community Church.

He was retired from the Welch Co. in Gordonsville with twelve years of employment.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his three children, Marty Harris and wife JoAnn, Lisa Harris Rich and Mickey Harris all of Carthage; sister, Linda Harris Williams Ashford and husband Tommy and brother, retired Gordonsville Police Chief Wayne Harris and wife Judy Bennett Harris all of the Stonewall Community; five grandchildren, Christy McGregor and husband Scott, Marty Harris Jr., Mickey Harris Jr., Ryker Harris, Michael Woodard and wife Hannah; eight great-grandchildren.

The Harris children request memorials to assist with the funeral expense. 

Sanderson of Carthage