THOMSON, Ga. - Mr. John M. Harris, 58, of Thomson, entered into rest July 27, 2008, at Thomson Manor. He was the beloved husband of Jennie Harris.
Funeral Services were held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at Fort Creek Baptist Church with Dr. Phil Bray and Rev. Wayne Bruner officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery with full military honors.
Mr. Harris was born in Borger, Tex., but lived in Thomson. He was retired as an Aircraft Engineer from the U. S. Air Force with 24 years of service and retired from civil service. Mr. Harris was also a Shriner and a member of Fort Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include: wife, Jennie C. Harris, Thomson; son, John W. Harris, Jonesboro, Ga.; daughter, Julie Barton, Chadsworth, Ill.; step-children, Phillip Lockhart (Tammy), Thomson, Nicci Bentley (Chip), Thomson; sister, Wyleen D. Chapin, Thomasville, Ga.; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Barton, Elizabeth Barton, Brett Barton, Allie Barton, Danielle Bentley, Aubrey Bentley, and Wesley Lockhart.
Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Foundation Inc. c/o Trinity Hospice, P.O. Box 31358, Augusta, GA 30903.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.