Harry Farris, 63 of Graceville, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at his residence. Harry was born in Dothan, Ala., on Oct. 16, 1950. A 1969 graduate of Graceville High School, Harry was in the U.S. National Guard for several years. He was owner and operator of Farris Trucking, Inc. and RTM Services. Harry aka "Ellis Creel" enjoyed the great outdoors. He truly had the gift of gab and enjoyed every minute of talking.
The Guest Book is expired.
Proceeded in death by his father, Phillip Farris.
Survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Lucretia Ward Farris; son, Jody Farris, Graceville; mother, Ouida Farris, Campbellton; three brothers, Larry Farris (Janice), Sneads, Donald Farris (Linda) and Johnny Farris (Vicki), Campbellton; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Catherine Ward Taylor and A.J. Taylor, Graceville; special niece, Kayla Farris Whitehead and several other nieces, nephews and cousins.
Celebrating of his life was held at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014 at the Chapel of James & Lipford Funeral Home with the Rev. Addis Habbard and Wendell Dinkins officiating. Burial followed in Springhill United Methodist Cemetery with James & Lipford Funeral Home in Graceville directing. Family received friends at the funeral home Friday, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Flowers accepted or those wishing can make memorials to the Campbellton First Methodist Church or Covenant Hospice. Expressions of sympathy can be made at James & Lipford Funeral Home
James & Lipford Funeral Home
5390 Cotton Street Graceville, FL 32440
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on May 21, 2014