Jerry Harris(1934 - 2013)

Jerry Morse Harris

St. George

Jerry Morse Harris, age 78, passed away March 16, 2013, in St. George, Utah. He was born December 16, 1934, in Oakland, California to Hubert L. Harris and Ruth C. Morse. He married A. Alene Barrus in 1958, they had two sons. They later divorced. He married Jeanette M. Conger in 1986.

Jerry was raised in Oakland, California. He joined the US Army in 1954 and was honorably discharged in 1956. In 1963, he moved to Salt Lake City and then in 1993 he moved to St. George.

Jerry worked as a Dental Lab Tech for 61 years. He enjoyed camping and hunting and had a passion for golf.

He is survived by his wife, Jeanette M. Harris of St. George, UT; his sons, Ken (Carol) Harris of Salt Lake City and Jeff (Julie) Harris of Bountiful, UT; grandchildren, Andalin, Vincent, Megan, Nolan and Adam; great-grandchildren, Jack and Piper; brother, Lee A. Harris; and step-brother, Peter Reynolds. He is preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Spilsbury Mortuary Chapel, 110 S. Bluff St., St. George. There will be a viewing Wednesday evening from 6:00-8:00 pm and also Thursday morning from 10:00-10:45 am prior to services at the mortuary. Interment will take place in the Tonaquint Cemetery.

Arrangements are made under the direction of Spilsbury Mortuary, (435) 673-2454. Friends and family are invited to sign Jerry's guestbook at

Funeral Home

Spilsbury Mortuary
110 South Bluff Street St. George, UT 84770
(435) 673-2454

Published in The Spectrum & Daily News on Mar. 19, 2013