On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, God called one of his Earthly angels from labor to reward. Mrs. Clarice P. Harris, 75, 427 Bank St., Waverly Va., widow of the Milton L. Harris, entered into eternal peace at her home.
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She was a servant of Jesus Christ for the uplifting and the building of the gospel of God's kingdom as a member of First Baptist Church in Waverly. She served in many capacities being used by the Master.
Mrs. Harris was preceded in death by one daughter, Little Miss Regina Harris; one son, Milton L. Harris Jr.; and her parents, Edmond and Geraldine Johnson.
She is survived by two daughters, Cynthia Harris Williams (Gus) and Tamara Harris Taylor (Victor), both of Richmond, Va.; one daughter-in-law, Paulita Taylor Harris of Waverly, Va.; 14 grandchildren; one godgrandchild; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Willie Johnson of Portsmouth, Va., and Leon R. Johnson Sr. (Mary) of Waverly, Va.; one sister, Essie Mae Taylor of Petersburg, Va.; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at noon Friday, April 25, 2014, at First Baptist Church, Waverly, Va.; the Rev Ronald C. Taylor, pastor. Interment will follow at the First Baptist Church Cemetery. Services entrusted to Peace-Bland Funeral Home, 237 Railroad Ave., Waverly, VA 23890, 804-834-2219 and peaceblandfuneralhome.com; James I. Gay, funeral director.
Published in The Progress-Index from Apr. 18 to Apr. 23, 2014