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Eugenia M. "Gigi" Harris, born October 5, 1921 in Birmingham, Alabama to Dewey and Emma Murchison, died August 19, 2014 at her home in Nashville, Tennessee. Widow of Walter Rutland Harris, Sr., she is survived by her two children, Walter Rutland Harris, Jr. and Emmylou Harris; sister, Mary Anne Merrifield (Jim); Paul Kennerly; sisters-in-law Lois Harris and Marynell Murchison, nephew Armand Harris, Jr. (Charlotte), niece Becky Adams, nephew Alec Adams (Betty), nieces Eugenia Robinson, Debby Clough, Sandy Thompson, nephew Dee Murchison; grandchildren Hallie Slocum, Betsy Layton (Billy), Bucky Harris (Carrie), Abigail Lavin (Billy), Meghann Robern (Josh); great niece Emily Torre; great grandchildren Olivia Harris, Will Layton, Blythe Lavin, Rutland Harris, Bethany Layton, Prudence Robern, Ashley Layton, Key Harris, Noelle Layton, Louis Lavin, Percival Robern, and Wendell Lavin. She also leaves her beloved dog Ernie. Predeceased by her brother Dewey Murchison, Jr., brothers-in-law Edwin Adams, Armand Harris, J.D. Robinson, sister-in-law Louise Adams, daughter-in-law Gail Harris, nephews Mac Harris, Hamilton Adams, and Phill Robinson. Memorial service to be held at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (615 6th Ave. S, Nashville, TN 37203), Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11 a.m. Interment service to be held at St. Mark's Episcopal Church (12700 Hall Shop Rd., Highland, MD 20777) Saturday, September 13, 2014 at 2 p.m. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in her name to Bonaparte's Retreat (P.O. Box 150232, Nashville, TN 37215) and/or The Epilepsy Foundation (2002 Richard Jones Rd., Nashville, TN 37215).

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Prayers & thoughts to each of you. May God bless you with peace knowing you will meet her again.
Darla Burton
September 13, 2014
I'm a fan of Emmylou's. In her honour I light this candle.
Robert Hopkins
September 12, 2014
We will forever hold "GiGi" in a Hug Sandwich! Her light shines in anyone she touched and she touched us deeply. Her incredible warmth, tenderness, and beautiful spirit are written on our hearts. Much Love...Pam & Terry
Pamela Bradley Smith
September 3, 2014
So sorry for your loss.
David & Murriel Scarborough
September 2, 2014
A kind and gentle soul. She enriched the lives of those she met and those she loved.
Thais Tepper
August 24, 2014
Deepest condolences in the loss of your dear sweet mother. She seemed to enjoy being out and about with you in town. Many are thinking of you. Class of '68, G'boro.
Brenda Weeks
August 23, 2014
I shall forever cherish my memories of you as a member of the DAUGHTERS OF THE KING at HOLY TRINITY CHURCH. To know you was a blessing. THANKS BE TO GOD for knowing you as a friend. Audrey Lewis
Audrey Lewis
August 22, 2014
So sorry for the loss of your mother. Her beauty (inner and outer) lives on through you. Cherish the memories.
Kathy (Eutize) Beckwit
August 22, 2014
We have lost a very special lady. She was strong, kind and had a very generous spirit. I have very fond memories of getting to know her in Virginia.
Glyn Finley
August 22, 2014
You will always be my little baby!!!! I love you gig!!! I'm having Carmel cake just for you! Just a little piece darling not too much. I will check on little worm from time to time!
Natosha Parr
August 22, 2014
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Yvonne Duncan
August 21, 2014
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