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Willie Mae Harris

March 19, 1925 - February 1, 2018

Willie Mae Harris
Beckville, TX

Willie Mae Harris92, of Beckville, passed away on Thursday night, Feb. 1, 2018, in Carthage. Willie Mae Lane Harris was born on March 19, 1925, in Ennis, TX to the late William Frank and Bertha Bailey Lane. She graduated from Beckville High School with the class of 1942. Mrs. Harris married Billie Hugh Harris on Aug. 7, 1942, in Tatum and he preceded her in death on Nov. 29, 2017, after 75 years of marriage. She lived in Beckville all of her life where she was a member of Beckville United Methodist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and siblings, Bonnie Lane, Travis Lane, Margie Pillgreen, and Billie Adams.

Survivors include sons, William Jess “Bill” Harris and wife Sara of Beckville, Hugh Lane Harris and wife Cindy of Longview, and Carey Don Harris and wife Phyllis of Beckville; grandchildren, Karie Lane Lindsey and husband Terry, Amy Marie Harris and husband Brett, Erin Elane Krom and husband Dean, Kent Will Harris and wife Niki, Jess Lane Harris and wife Emily, and Lee Hart Harris and wife Ariceli; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, at Martin Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Kraft officiating. The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. on Monday at the cemetery prior to the graveside service.

Pallbearers are Terry Lindsay, Brett Harris, Kent Harris, Dean Krom, Jess Harris and Lee Harris. 

Memorials may be made to Martin Cemetery, c/o Ann Tuttle, 731 CR 258, Beckville, TX 75631, Beckville UMC, P.O. Box 55, Beckville, TX 75631, or the Beckville Ex-Students Assn., P.O. Box 37, Beckville, TX 75631.

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