Athens Review, Athens, Texas

Obituaries

June 30, 2014

Nell Harris

Athens — Tyler- Funeral services for Nell Harris, 72, Tyler, will be held on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Wes Bynum officiating.

Burial will follow in Carroll Springs Cemetery.

Mrs. Harris passed away June 28, 2014, in Tyler.

She was born August 8, 1941 in Malakoff to the late Leroy and Wilma Deen Cummings McIlrath. She was a resident of Athens and Chandler area for many years. After retiring Nell and her husband loved to travel spending 7years hosting at Brazoria County RV Park. She loved to fish and play Phase 10. Her passion was spoiling her grandchildren. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and will be truly missed by all.

Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by her parents, daughter, Tommie Lee Harris, granddaughter, Talina Rounsavall and brother, Charles Sheely.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years Pete Harris, Tyler, sons, Kenneth Harris and wife Tammy, Whitehouse, Joe Harris and wife Tammy, North Richland Hills, daughters, Theresa Parker and husband Dan, Leagueville, Tammy Coleman and husband David, Tenaha, sister, Joann Payton, Tennessee Colony, brothers, Michael Sheeley, Larry Sheeley and Lynn Sheely, grandchildren, Tamica Collard, Justin Parker, Tiffany Jock, Tori Harris, Nate Harris, Taylor Harris, 2 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be members of the family.

Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Monday evening from 6:00 to 7:30 P.M. at Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.

You may leave a message of condolence or light a memorial candle for the family at www.carroll-lehr.com.

 

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