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Lillie Mae Harris, 90
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native, Lillie Mae Harris, 90, was born Feb. 14, 1930 and passed away Sept. 18 at Willow Branch Health & Rehabilitation in McMinnville following a brief illness.

A retired employee of Oster of 30 years and a member of Rolling Acres Brethren in Christ for over 53 years, she was the daughter of the late Richard Eugene and Clydia Thomas Graham Williamson. She was married to John Thomas Harris on Aug. 19, 1950, who preceded her in death June 20, 2003. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Joe and Ralph Williamson.        

Mrs. Harris is survived by three children, Phyllis and Walter Lance of the Centertown community, Tommy and Pam Harris of McMinnville, and Nancy and Tim Oatsvall of Rockvale, TN; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several niece, nephews and cousins also survive.      

A graveside service and interment will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, at Bethany Cemetery with Roger McCann and William McCormick officiating. Family and friends will meet at Bethany Cemetery for the graveside service. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon Living Memorial Bible Plan or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.     

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High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 20, 2020