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Dorothy Harris


1922 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
Dorothy Harris Obituary
Harris, Dorothy Age 92, was born June 15, 1922 to the late Jessie and Harriet Campbell in Graceport, MS. She confessed hope in Christ at an early age at the Powell Chapel A.M.E. Church in Grenada, MS. After moving to St. Louis then to Gary she joined the New Mount Moriah Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. W.N. Reed. She was employed at Simmons Mattress Co. (Munster, IN) for many years. After retirement she became a caregiver for her grandchildren. She loved fashion, sports, music and traveling. She was preceded in death by husbands, Benjamin Robinson Sr., and LA. Harris and daughter, Annette; brothers, Mac Campbell, Marion Starks, William Starks, Freeman Starks; sisters, Florence Hardiman, Bessie Davis, Lula Etta Starks, Wilma Wilson, Jessie Allen and Helene Hudson. Dorothy is survived by her two sons, Benjamin Robinson Jr. and Harvey Lee Robinson; 7 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 sisters, Rebecca Willis, Ruthie Watt and Rosie (Hugo) Sargent. All services Monday, December 1, 2014 with family hours from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and funeral services at 11:00 a.m. at New Mount Moriah Baptist Church, 1917 Carolina St., Rev. W.N. Reed, Pastor. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in the Post Tribune on Nov. 29, 2014
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