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L. A. Harris

June 5, 1935 ~ December 30, 2019 (age 84)


Mr. L. A. Harris, 84, of Blackshear, passed away early Monday morning, December 30, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Harris was born in Screven, GA, on June 5, 1935, and had lived in West Palm Beach for many years before moving to Blackshear in 2003. He loved to work with his hands, especially in construction. He loved his family dearly. He was a member of the Blackshear Church of God.

He was a son of the late Elmer and Lottie Griffis Harris.  He was also preceded in death by his 5 sisters, Evelyn Hargrove, Ela Harris, Mildred Ambrose, BeBe Harris and Judy Harris; and a brother, Lamar Harris.

Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Mary Peace Harris of Blackshear; a daughter and son-in-law, Sherry Lynn Harris (Jay) McDonald of Dania Beach, FL; several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Funeral services will be held at the Pearson-Dial Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 2:00 o'clock.

Interment will be in the Ritch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service.

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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home, Inc., of Blackshear is in charge of the arrangements.

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January 2, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home
659 Main Street
Blackshear, GA 31516

Funeral Service
January 2, 2020

2:00 PM
Pearson-Dial Chapel
659 Main St.
Blackshear, GA 31516

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