Joe T. Harris
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 1:00 AM
Services for Joe T. Harris were held Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Curt Pace officiating. Burial followed in Cedarlawn Cemetery. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Harris, 84, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, at Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian.
He was a native of Lewisburg, Tenn., and moved to Philadelphia, 30 years ago. He worked as plant supervisor for Grey Iron Foundry in Lewisburg, Tennessee.
He was a former salesman for Foust Textiles and worked in insurance-preneed sales for Nowell Funeral Home in Philadelphia. Mr. Harris was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. He was a past Mason and Shriner.
Survivors include his wife, Dot Harris of Philadelphia; son, Rick Harris of Antioch, Tenn.; grandson, Bill Womble of Fayetteville, Tenn.; 2 step-grandchildren; sister, Nell Sanders of Cornersville, Tenn.; and niece, Linda Genella of Dickson, Tenn..
Mr. Harris was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Lynn Womble; brother, J.C. Harris; and sister, Sarah Harris.
Pallbearers were Mark Kilpatrick, John Mark Kilpatrick, Jimmy Withers, Drew Womble, Ricky Goldman, and Richard Goldman.