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Faith Harris

Faith Harris

Faith, nee Miller, Harris; 94, of Coulterville, IL; formerly of Marissa, IL; born November 26, 1919 in Carbon Hill, IL; passed away on Monday, July 07, 2014 at the Coulterville Care Center in Coulterville, IL.

Mrs. Harris was a homemaker. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL. Faith enjoyed working with family photos and making picture albums.

She was preceded in death by her parents – George and Jenny, nee McDonald, Miller. Her husband – Donald Harris whom she married on March 8, 1941 in Muscatine, Iowa and who passed away on March 31, 2009. One son – Gary Harris who passed away on July 19, 1967. Two brothers.

She is survived by her children – Connie Hodges of Marissa, IL; Neil (Lynne) Harris of Sparta, IL; Don Allen (Kathy) Harris of Steeleville, IL; Donna (Charles) Wilfong of Plainfield, IN. One daughter-in-law – Carol Harris of Elmhurst, IL. Her grandchildren – Sheryl (Scott) McMurtrie; Mark (Kimberly) Albert; Michael Harris; Wesley (Mary) Harris; Lindsay (Matt) Espenschied; Holly Harris; Zachary Harris; Abby (Jacob) Kerns; Jessica Wilfong. Her great-grandchildren – Noah Albert; Nina Albert; Ellie Harris; Lauren Harris; Wyatt Harris; Calla Espenschied; Macie Espenschied; Dallon Espenschied; Brian Kerns; Josephine Kerns. One sister-in-law – Shirley Miller of Coal City, Il. One brother-in-law – Elmer Liebbe of Demotte, IN.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL.

Visitation: Friends may call from at the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 9:00am to 11:00am.

Funeral: Services will be held at the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, IL on Friday, July 11, 2014 at 11:00am with Rev. Rebecca Williams officiating.

Interment: Burial will be held in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, IL.

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  1. Administrator says:

    Our sympathy to the Harris family. Faith was a beautiful Christian lady inside and out. Ken and Sherri

    Posted by: Sherri and Ken Wildt – FL Jul 08, 2014

  2. Administrator says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Scott and your whole family.

    Posted by: Deborah Kuiack – Palm City, FL – Friend of grand daughter Sherry Jul 11, 2014

  3. Administrator says:

    May Faith rest in peace.I work at the nursing home where Faith resided. She was one of my FAVORITE residents and I will miss her dearly!!! May you rest in peace…Love you Faith.

    Posted by: Lori A Rettinger – Coulterville, IL – dear friend Jul 12, 2014

  4. Administrator says:

    I love you, Faith. God just received a beautiful angel. We will all miss you, but will see you again.

    Posted by: Carly Gagnon – Waterloo, IL – Friend Jul 12, 2014

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