CLIFFSIDE- Katie Jolley Harris, 95, of Boiling Springs Road, Cliffside, died on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover.
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A native of Rutherford County, she was born on Dec. 5, 1918, a daughter of the late Linder Lee and Augusta Lovelace Jolley.
She was retired from the Cone Mills Corporation, Cliffside Plant. She was a member of Mount Pleasant Baptist Church of Mooresboro where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She loved to cook, sew, quilt and camp at Lake James.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, B.J. Harris; one son, Billy David Harris; one daughter, Joyce Putnam; two sons-in-law, Richard Harris and Larry Barnes Sr.; one daughter-in-law, Debbie Harris; one brother, James Jolley; and one sister, Maudean Huntsinger.
She is survived by her son, Jerry Harris and wife Gayle of Casar; two daughters, Peggy Harris Barnes of Cliffside, and Barbara Harris Cromer and husband Bill of Cliffside; one daughter-in-law, Robin Harris of Waco; one son-in-law, Bill Putnam; 12 grandchildren; and 32 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Monday in the church.
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Monday at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church, Mooresboro
Officiated By: The Rev. Dr. Bobby Gettys
Burial: Will follow in the church cemetery.
Funeral Home: McKinney-Landreth & Carroll Funeral and Cremation Service is serving the Harris family
Memorials: May be made to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, NC 28150 or Mount Pleasant Baptist Church Building Fund, 1301 Mt. Pleasant Church Rd., Mooresboro, NC 28114
Guest Register: www.mckinneylandrethcarroll.com
Published in Shelby Star on Dec. 8, 2013