Faith Harris (1919 - 2014)

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Faith Harris

Faith Harris, nee Miller , 94, of Coulterville, Ill., formerly of Marissa, Ill., born November 26, 1919, in Carbon Hill, Ill., passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Coulterville Care Center in Coulterville, Ill.

Mrs. Harris was a homemaker, and a member of the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, Ill. Faith enjoyed working with family photos and making picture albums.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Harris, whom she married on March 8, 1941, in Muscatine, Iowa, and who passed away March 31, 2009; a son, Gary Harris who passed away July 19, 1967; her parents, George and Jenny, nee McDonald, Miller, and two brothers.

She is survived by 5 children, Connie Hodges of Marissa, Ill., Neil (Lynne) Harris of Sparta, Ill., Don Allen (Kathy) Harris of Steeleville, Ill., Donna (Charles) Wilfong of Plainfield, Ind.; 9 grandchildren, Sheryl (Scott) McMurtrie, Mark (Kimberly) Albert, Michael Harris, Wesley (Mary) Harris, Lindsay (Matt) Espenschied, Holly Harris, Zachary Harris, Abby (Jacob) Kerns, and Jessica Wilfong; 10 great-grandchildren, Noah Albert, Nina Albert, Ellie Harris, Lauren Harris, Wyatt Harris, Calla Espenschied, Macie Espenschied, Dallon Espenschied, Brian Kerns, and Josephine Kerns.

Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church in Marissa, Ill.

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Visitation: Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Marissa, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 11, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, Marissa with Rev. Rebecca Williams officiating. Burial will be in the Marissa Township Cemetery in Marissa, Ill.



Marissa, Ill.
Funeral Home
Heil-Schuessler Funeral Homes
114 S Main St Marissa, IL 62257
(618) 295-2321
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Published in Belleville News-Democrat on July 9, 2014