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James "Jimmy" Harris

July 19, 1947 ~ July 1, 2021 (age 73)

Obituary

Funeral service for James “Jimmy” Harris, age 73, of Shreveport, LA will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, July 3, 2021 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Rev Jimmy Gulledge, Rev. Gary Phillips, and Rev. Paul Hayes officiating.  Interment with military honors will follow at Forest Academy Cemetery with John Arey, Bailey Averitt, Dylan Fory, Daniel M. Harris, Garrett Fory, Emily Fory, Brian Coker and Bryleigh Fory serving as pallbearers.  Serving as honorary pallbearers are Leon Crawford, Hoyt Hooper, Joe Lofland.  Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 P.M. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home.  Mr. Harris passed away on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Carpenter House, Shreveport, LA.

Jimmy was born on July 19, 1947 in Sulphur Springs, TX to J.C. and Mary Sue (Metcalf) Harris.  He married Alice Ann Gulledge on September 16, 1966 in Sulphur Springs.  Jimmy served in the US Navy, during Vietnam.  Jimmy was a retired Truck Driver and of the Baptist Faith

He is survived by wife, Ann Harris of Shreveport, LA; son, Danny Harris of Gilmer, TX; daughter, Susy Fory of Waskom, TX; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Law; grandchildren, Dylan Fory, Garrett Fory, Emily Fory, Bryleigh Fory, Daniel Harris, Mack Pryor, Ginna McFeely, Jaxson Harris; great grandchildren, Laine Fory, Jaxson Crowe, Blakelee Pryor; sisters, Patty Gunn, Pickton, TX, Ginger McCreight, Yantis, TX, Bett Mead, Quitman, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Darrell Harris.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 2, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Murray - Orwosky (TX)

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 3, 2021

10:30 AM
Murray - Orwosky Funeral Chapel, Sulphur Springs
419 Gilmer St
Sulphur Springs, TX 75482

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
July 3, 2021

Forest Academy Cemetery
1 Mile off Hwy 11 cr 2320
Como, TX 75431

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