HORN LAKE- Larry C. “Poppy” Harris, Sr. , 65, passed away Jan. 14, 2013, into the arms of his loving Savior while surrounded by his loving family. He was a member of Barton Baptist Church. He retired from FedEx and worked part-time at City Auto. Mr. Harris was born Nov. 30, 1947, to the late C.F. Harris, Sr., and Edna Hollingsworth. He was a devoted family man and he loved the Ole Miss Rebels. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Rast. He leaves to cherish his memories, his wife of 48 years, Judy Harris; sons, Larry Harris, Jr., of Potts Camp, MS and Kevin (Kim) Harris of Horn Lake, MS; daughters, Tammy (Billy) Riley of Horn Lake, MS and Jessica (Rob) Vaughn of Southaven, MS; brother, C.F. (Camille) Harris, Jr. of Columbus, MS; sisters, Peggy Barksdale of Columbus, MS, Joyce (Dale) Lowe of Huntsville, AL, and Shirley (Charles) Stanley of Portage, IN; half-sisters, Donna (John) Rodgers of Batesville, MS and Jen (Rex) Prescott of Columbus, MS; stepmother, Anne Harris of Columbus, MS; and 14 grandchildren. Pallbearers were his grandchildren. Services were Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013, at Barton Baptist Church. Burial was in the church cemetery. Brantley Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on January 25, 2013
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