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William Henry Harris

JACKSON, Mississippi

Dec 1, 1966 – Aug 31, 2019 (Age 52)

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William Henry Harris Jr. was born on December 1, 1966 in Jackson, MS to Mrs. Lillian Lee Harris and William Henry Harris. He was the fifth child and the first boy of twelve children.


William accepted Christ at Cedar Grove M.B. He attended Jackson Public Schools. He worked as a Plumber, Contractor, and a Mechanic. He enjoyed listening to music and dancing. He loved living life to the fullest. He was funny, a peoples person, always says what’s on his mind.


William leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Floraree Harris; his daughters, Sharee Butler and Tammy Butler (Jackson, MS), and Brittany Woods (Memphis, TN); sons, William Butler and Antowun Butler (Cora) (Jackson, MS); mother, Mrs. Lillian Lee Harris; four brothers, Floyd Harris (Jackson, MS), Daniel Harris (Lorronia) and Andre Harris (all of Jackson, MS), Samuel Harris (Teresa) (Canton, MS); seven sisters, Maylar Harris, Lillie Ransom (Larry), Willie Jean Hawkins, Caroline Harris, Lillian Harris, Angelica Phillips, JoAnna Mason (Troy), (all from Jackson, MS); goddaughter, Joandred Smith (Terry) (Jackson, MS); godsons, Jofundi “Joe” Harris (Loretha) and Martez Harris, of Jackson, MS; grandchildren, Rodrigquez Butler, Robin, Solomon, Shaniya Ervin, William Butler, Jr., Julius, Jason, Antawun Butler, Jr. (all from Jackson, MS), Braylin Woods and Devin Woods (Memphis, TN); sisters-in-law, Lorraine Butler (Jackie), Iona Pollard (David); brothers-in-law, William Thomas (Keshin), Antonio Brown (Pershell), Leon Vaughn (LaTicha), Willie Vaughn (Jennell) and Edward Jones (April); special uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs. Richard and Minnie Thurman, , special nieces, Tamara and Christnatta Harris and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, family and friends.


William is preceded in death by his father, William Henry Harris (Canton, MS); mother-in-law, Earnestine Mason (Raymond, MS); two brothers-in-law, Leroy Butler and Marcus Vaughn; his grandparents (Canton and Jackson, MS).

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I send my deepest sympathy to the Harris family for the loss of Henry( aka) BULL, he will be greatly missed.(BULL) is what we called him in the neighborhood we went to school together ,we play together and fought but threw it all we still remain friends and it saddens our heart to know he is no longer with us.But know that our Heavenly Father feels your pain at 1 PETER 5;7 and will help all of us to endure this painful loss til we can see him again but in the meanwhile let us cherish the...