Obituary for Thelma Harris
Thelma Harris, 90, of Leesburg, FL, passed away Saturday, February 3, in DeBary, FL. She moved to Leesburg with her husband, Vern, in 1973 from Flint, MI, where she was born and raised. Thelma enjoyed crafting and was an active member of First Baptist Church of Leesburg. She is survived by her sons,Gerald( Jerry) Harris, of Deltona, FL, Terry Harris (Nancy) of Ruskin, FL; daughter, Daisy (Gary) Sampson, of Gaines, MI; daughter-in-law, Pam Harris, of Greenwood, IN; siblings Betty Ann and Lawrence; 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Vern Harris; son, Garry Harris; and siblings, Lois, Purvis, Charles and Hubert and daughter-in-law, Nyla Harris. A viewing will be held Friday, February 9 from 10-11 a.m. at the Beyers Funeral Home Chapel in Leesburg, followed by a funeral service at 11:00 a.m. She will be interred later at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell. In lieu of flowers, her family requests contributions in Thelma’s memory to First Baptist Church of Leesburg.