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Barbara Harris
CANTON - Barbara L. Harris, 96, passed away on Saturday, September 1, 2018, at Red Oak Memory Care in Canton.
She was born on November 23, 1921 in Galesburg to Herbert and Ruth (Diehl) Fleming. They preceded her in death.
She married Warren Harris on December 28, 1950 in Ipava. He survives.
Also surviving are two children, Debbie (Kevin) Stephenson of Canton and Mark (Nikki) Harris of Carlinville; three grandchildren, Courtney (Peter Ward) Harris of San Francisco, CA, Scott (Fiancée-Kimmy Borgini) Harris of Carlinville and Shane Harris of Denver, CO.
Barbara graduated from Monmouth College with a degree in teaching and became a 4th grade teacher working for Canton District #66, retiring in 1985. She was also active in the Canton Community Concert Series.
She was a member of the 1st Presbyterian Church in Canton.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, September 6, 2018, at 10 a.m., at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Canton with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at the church.
Cremation rites have been accorded and the burial of the ashes will be held at Shields Chapel at a later date.
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Canton has been entrusted with services.
Memorials can be made to 1st Presbyterian Church.
To view Barbara's DVD or to leave online condolences, please go to www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Published in Peoria Journal Star from Sept. 3 to Sept. 5, 2018
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