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Mary Harris

Passed 05/27/2021

Obituary for Mary Harris

Mrs. Mary Belle Harris Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:00 a.m. Collis Hills Christ Holiness Church Cemetery 1653 Moncure Mable Road Terry, MS 39170

Revered Timothy Plummer Officiating Pastor Kenneth Thrasher Program Guide

OBITUARY

Mary Bell “Mae Bell” Harris

I will lift my eyes to the hills- From whence comes my help. My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. Psalms 121: 1&2 KJV

We pause to celebrate the life of our family “Matriarch”. Mary was affectionately known as “Mae Bell” by her family and friends. Mary was born to the late Oca Powell and Myrtle Fields of Crystal Springs, MS. Mary Bell departed to her heavenly home on Thursday, May 27, at Merit Health Central, Jackson, MS when she received her Precious calling.

Mary was born on April 14, 1927. At an early age Mary accepted Christ as her Lord & Savior at Collis Hill Church of Christ, Terry MS and later joined New Galilean Missionary Baptist Church, Jackson, MS.

From humble beginnings, Mary Bell completed her early education in the Hinds and Copiah school system. Mary completed a nursing correspondence course in 1972.

Mary enjoyed great conversations with her distinctive group of family and friends. Her special friends included her sister-in law (sister of love) Ruth Glenn Powell Cooper of Terry MS, Josie Mack, Mildred Cassidy both of Terry MS and Maxine Majors of Jackson, MS. Mary had a special bond with her sister Ruby Graham of Las Vegas and her aunt Emma Flowers of Chicago, IL. Dorothy Angrum was a unique neighbor that Mary Bell shared great conversations and life tips with often.

Mary was known as a great family historian to her children. Mary Bell always had funny stories to share with her family and friends. Mary’s favorite hobbies included gardening and nursing her many plants.

Mary Bell was the oldest of her siblings. Ruby Graham of Las Vegas Nevada, Walter Powell Sr of Terry MS (proceeded her in death), Eli Powell Sr, of Crystal Springs MS (Proceeded her in death), Oca Powell Jr of Crystal Springs MS (Proceed her in death), David Powell of San Bernardino, California (proceed her in death).

Mary Bell was united in Holy matron to Bennie Harris Sr and to this union four children were born. A tree is indeed known by the fruit it bears. Mary leaves to cherish her life and extraordinary legacy four children, Kenny Powell of Terry MS; Linda Bailey of Jackson, MS; Bennie Harris, Jr (Joanna), of Crystal Springs, MS and Jerry Harris of Atlanta, GA. Also cherishing her life are eight grandchildren. Salenthia Wilson (Leonard), Deshon Harris (Sandra), Coretta Studduth (Fredric), Pervis Harris (Adrianna), Talarrius Harris (Shannon), Kelsey Jones and Elphany Harris. Great grandchildren include, Tichina Wilson, Aijalon Wilson, Sa’Nya Jones, Tamera McLaurin, Tamarian Harris, Tylun Harris, Bryson Harris, Ryan Ford, Miracle Bell Harris, Kamryn Showers, and Coby Harris. Sister- in- law’s: Doris Williams, Annie Pearl Williams, and Irene Powell. Two brother- in- law’s: Elbert Graham and IV Williams. A host of special nieces, nephews, and cousins.

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Sweet Moments
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Beautiful Dreams
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The Sweetest Touch
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Heartfelt Condolences
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Rays of Solace Bouquet
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