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Ivory Harris

Monday, April 26, 2004

WYATT - Ivory Mack Harris, 90, died at 9:21 p.m. April 24, 2004, at the Charleston Manor.

Born Oct. 20, 1913, in Hardin County, Tenn., son of the late Will and Allie Howell Harris, he lived most of his life in Mississippi County where he was a retired farmer. A member of the Wyatt Baptist Church, he was a charter member of the International Order of Odd Fellows in Charleston.

On Oct. 20, 1935, he married Flora Mae Rogers who survives of the Charleston Manor.

Other survivors include: four sons and daughters-in-law, James and Linda Harris of Charleston, Bill and Frances Harris and Willie and Kay Harris of Wyatt and Glenn and Judy Harris of rural Charleston; three daughters and sons-in-law, Nola and Hank Verhelle of Dearborn Heights, Mich., Virginia and Edward Bowles and Mary and Voundis Stephens of Wyatt; four brothers, Dalton Harris and James R. Harris of Sikeston, Frank Harris of Flint, Mich., and Bob Harris of Bertrand; one sister, Mary Johnson of Sikeston; and 16 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at McMikle Funeral Home in Charleston where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. The Rev. Tom Bridges of Bertrand and the Rev. Dean Wallace, pastor of the Wyatt Baptist Church, will officiate.

Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery near Charleston.

Pallbearers will be: James Harris, Bill Harris, Glenn Harris, Willie Harris, Voundis Stephens and Hank Verhelle.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Ronnie Verhelle, Ken Verhelle, Bud Bowles, Sam Bowles, David Stephens, Jim Harris, Bill Harris Jr. and Robert Harris.