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Obituary: Charles E. Harris

Charles E. Harris, passed on Nov. 8, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. Born Oct. 28, 1927 in Maury County, Charles was married to his surviving wife, Anne Harris, for over 62 wonderful years. 
 
A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, veteran, and member of the Southern Hills Church of Christ, Charles committed his life to serving others. During World War II, he served in two branches of the U.S. military: the Army in the South Pacific and the Air Force (MATS) at Goose Bay Labrador and Baffin Island. 
 
He then devoted years of workmanship to E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Spontex in Columbia, Tenn. Upon retirement, Charles dedicated his time to the Volunteer Auxiliary of Williamson Medical Center and to his family whom he so dearly loved. 
 
Charles is survived by his wife Anne; daughters Jan (Don) Cyr of Nashville and Jeri (Mike) Cameron of Franklin; grandchildren Jonathan Cyr of Los Angeles, Jeremy (Anne Claire) Cyr of Nashville, and Beth and Catie Cameron of Nashville; and precious grandchildren, Charlotte and Malone Cyr. 
 
Services and visitation were Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013 at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, with internment immediately following at the same location, Dan Cottrell officiating. 
 
Pallbearers were Harold Meador, Channing Workman, Al Dentz, Paul Lane, Ralph Hogg, and Jim Pence. Honorary pallbearers were elders and deacons of the Southern Hills Church of Christ, where Charles attended, and members of the Volunteer Auxiliary of Williamson Medical Center, with whom Charles served for many years. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Southern Hills Church of Christ Mission Fund. The family extends its heartfelt appreciation to the physicians and nurses of Vanderbilt Palliative Care.
 
Williamson Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 3009 Columbia Ave. 615-794-2289, www.williamsonmemorial.com.  
 
Arrangements are by Williamson Memorial Funeral Home in Franklin, Tenn. 11/14/13, Williamson Herald
 

Posted on: 11/12/2013

 
 

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