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Thelma Pryor Harris, 93
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Thelma Pryor Harris, 93, died Wednesday, June 19 in Murfreesboro.
Born in Warren County, she was the daughter of the late Martha Ann Golden and Henry Curl Pryor. She was a member of Kingwood Church of Christ.
Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Hollis Harris; grandson, David Holland; brothers, Henry Graydon Pryor, Joe Willis Pryor; and sister, Wilma Virginia Crouch.
Surviving are her daughters, Thelma Marie (Glen) Eubanks, and Barbara June Bowman; son, James Thomas (Mary Lee) Harris; grandsons, Eric Dean (Maria) Eubanks, Thomas Joseph Holland and Seth James Harris; great-grandchildren, Joshua Earl Patrick Eubanks, Mei Lynn Eubanks; brothers, Edgar Wayne (Sally) Pryor and Doyle Cooper (Barbara) Pryor; sisters, Anna Lee Blair and Marta Sue (Johnny) Pitmon.
In addition to being a wife and mother, she returned to MTSC and finished her degree in education.
She worked for many years as an elementary and art teacher and librarian at Middle Tennessee Christian School. She was skilled in art, gardening, calligraphy, and sewing. She was especially noted for her beautiful quilts, many of which were extremely popular as fundraisers for MTCS fall festivals.
Graveside service will be 11 a.m., Monday, June 24 at Salem Cemetery in McMinnville. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home, 820 South Church Street, Murfreesboro, 37130, 615-893-2422. Online condolences can be made at In lieu of flowers, donations to the library at Middle Tennessee Christian School, 100 E. MTCS Road, Murfreesboro, would be appreciated.
Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) June 21, 2013