SAVANNAH, Tenn. -- James Elbert "Jamie" Harbin, 87, died Aug. 31, 2007.
Born Sept. 19, 1919, in Hardin County, son of the late Abram and Rosa Etter McMullen Harbin, he had assembled furniture at Ripley Industries and was a farmer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he had been an military police escort guard.
On July 8, 1943, he married Lillie Clementine White, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: one son, James Robert Harbin of Savannah; two daughters, Elizabeth Gail Harbin Ross of Sikeston, Mo. and Aliecia Rose Harbin Moss of Lake Tahoe, Nev.; six sisters, Rachel Pruiett, Lena Mae Wilkerson, Sue Gray, Ann Austin, Faye, and Sally Joe; three brothers, Dexter Harbin, Benny Harbin, and Paul Harbin; and five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by an infant daughter; three brothers, Ceceil Harbin, A.R. Harbin and Andy Harbin; seven sisters, Willie D. Harbin, Virgie Harbin, Betty Goodman, Linda Harbin, Etter Mae Harbin, Francis Harbin, and Elise Reed; and two siblings in infancy.
Services will be Wednesday at the Shackelford Chapel in Savannah with Carroll Smith and Wayne Bittle officiating.
Burial will follow in the New Harmony Cemetery.