Velma Mae Harris – September 6, 2017

Velma Mae Harris, 104, of Amarillo died Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Burial will be private.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Velma was born Jan. 13, 1913, in Plainview, Arkansas to Alonzo and Cordelia Albright. She married Sidney Harris in 1935 and they moved to Amarillo in 1937.  He preceded her in death in 2001.

Velma was a member of First Presbyterian Church.

She also was preceded in death by a daughter, Anna Harris Karnes, in 2017.

Survivors include a daughter, Cordelia Man and husband Jim, of Amarillo; a grandson, Jimmy Man and wife Karla, of Dallas; two granddaughters, Jennifer and husband Mark Adams, of Lubbock and Caley and husband Val Cooper of Lubbock; great-grandchildren, Abbie Adams and Luke Adams, both of Lubbock, Dowden Man of Dallas, and Caitlyn Cooper and Creed Cooper, both of Lubbock.

 

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