Frances Harris

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

ORAN, Mo. -- Frances E. Harris, 83, of Oran died Monday, May 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

She was born Sept. 19, 1921, in Donelson, Tenn., daughter of John Minor and Nellie Ann Smith Anderson. She and D.B. Harris were married May 6, 1949.

Harris was a graduate of Berry College in Mount Berry, Ga. She had been a home economics teacher at Matthews, Oran and Kelly schools. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband; three daughters, Karen Reecht of Crystal City, Mo., Ruth Harris-Flores of El Paso, Texas, Barbara Infante of Knoxville, Tenn.; a son, Jim Harris of Columbia, Mo.; and six grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Oran after 4 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church, with the Revs. John Thomas and Ed Carter officiating. Burial will be in Forest Hills Memorial Gardens near Morley, Mo.