COLUMBUS — Mason Harris Jr., 93, died July 18, 2013. Services are Saturday at noon at Pleasant Ridge House of Worship with William Harris and Donna Anthony officiating. Burial will follow in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery. Visitation is today from 1-8 p.m. at Lee-Sykes Funeral Home. Mr. Harris was born March 15, 1920, to the late Mason and Laura Lee Harris Sr. He was formerly employed with Beneke Sanderson Plumbing. He was a member of A Prepared Table Ministries Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Anthony Harris; daughter, Castella Lang; sister, Elizabeth, Anne and Rosie; and brother, Cornelius. Survivors include his daughters, Earnestine Sanders, Eunice Harris, Geraldine Sanders, Odell Harris, Shirley Harris Hill and Velvet Harris, all of Columbus and Mary Lee Harris of Indianapolis; sons, Willie Harris, William G. Harris and Leander Harris, all of Columbus and James E. Harris of Indianapolis; sister, Libbie Franklin of St. Louis; 34 grandchildren; 44 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on July 26, 2013
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