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Mrs. Mabel Burns Harris

January 04, 2016
Mabel Velma Burns Harris, 85, died Dec. 29, 2015. A celebration of her life was held on Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016, at Forest Hills United Methodist Church. Dr. Baxter Hurley and Dr. Laudis H. “Rick” Lanford officiated. Donations may be made to Forest Hills United Methodist Church, 1217 Forest Hills Road, Macon, GA 31210 or Pine Pointe Hospice, 6261 Peake Road, Macon, GA 31210. 

Mrs. Harris was born in Malvern, Ohio to the late Berlin and Mabel Velma Cunningham Burns. She was a teacher, retiring from the Emanuel County School System. She was a member of Forest Hills United Methodist Church and was a member of the Grace Bible Class and the United Methodist Women. Mrs. Harris was an accomplished pianist and played for many churches where Frank had served as a minister. She was a graduate of Asbury College and received her Master's from Columbus State. 

She is survived by her husband, Rev. Frank H. Harris, Jr. of Macon; one son, Frank H. “Chip” Harris, III of Columbus; three daughters, Kathy (Scott) Adams of Macon, Becky (Randy) Gay of Camilla, Susannah (Donnie) Allen of Macon; 10 grandchildren, Kelsey (Ben) MacMinn, Luke and Bekah Adams, Rachel (Jair) Grant, Will (Nikki) Weirs, Matthew Gay, Andrew (McKenzie) Gay, Jake, Jordan, and Wes Allen; one sister, Coralie (Keith) Lee; numerous nieces and nephews. 

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