Lawrence Harris

July 25, 1947 ~ September 17, 2018 (age 71)

Southern Memorial Funeral Home sadly announces the passing of Mr. Lawrence Harris 71, of Eufaula Alabama. Service’s are entrusted to. Southern Memorial. The Ones Who Truly Care! When Only The Best Will Do. We ask that you please keep the Harris family in your prayers as they travel through this difficult journey.

Mr. Lawrence Harris was born to the late Albert Lee Harris

and Iola Williams on July 25, 1947 in Montgomery, Alabama.

He departed his life on September 17, 2018 at his home.

Mr. Harris confessed Christ at an Early age, and joined the St.

James Baptist Church in Montgomery, Alabama. He

graduated from St. Jude High School in Montgomery in 1965.

After graduating from Alabama State University in 1970, He

later moved to Eufaula, Alabama where he taught 25 years for

the Barbour County School System where he was an

Educator, Coach, and Mentor. He later joined the First

African Baptist Church and remained a faithful choir member

and devoted Deacon until his health began to fail.

He was joined in Holy Matrimony to Tommie Jane Fields in

Montgomery, AL. They were married for 47 years. To this

Union three children were born.

Those left to cherish his memories; wife, Tommie Jane

Harris; children, Taras J. Harris of Alexander City, AL,

DiShunn (Kendra) Harris of Enterprise, AL, and Katrina

Hardison of Eufaula, AL; five granddaughters, Jasmine,

Bryanna, Kayden, Syncere, and So’Lace Harris; two great

grand-daughters, Azariah Harris and Aubry Wilson of

Eufaula, AL; a devoted sister, Delores (Walter) Mayes of

Montgomery, AL; a loving mother-in-law, Beatrice Rogers of

Montgomery, AL; a caring Aunt, Murlean Harris of

Montgomery, AL; two special friends, Mr. Andre Wright and

Mr. Don Person, Sr.; and a host of sisters-in-law, brothers-inlaw,

nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends in the

Montgomery, Eufaula, and Clayton, Alabama area where he

impacted the lives of many.

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