ORAN - Kenneth Ryan Harris, 60, died at 1:10 a.m. May 27, 2004, at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.
Born March 22, 1944, in Sikeston, son of the late Ragan Pearson and Christeen Ryan Harris, he retired as a heavy equipment operator for the Scott County Highway Department in Benton and was a truck driver for MFA Agri Services in Chaffee. A member of the First Baptist Church in Morley, he was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was also a lifetime member of Morley VFW Post 5368, American Legion Post 369 in Benton, Sikeston Amvets and Cape Girardeau County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 16.
On Nov. 11, 1972, he married Aletta Lett and she survives of the home.
Visitation begins at 5 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran, where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday. The Rev. Jim Matthews will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Chad Bles.
Full military graveside rites will be conducted at the Old Morley Cemetery.