services for Carl William Harris, 92, of 2609 N. Sunnybrook
Dr., Nampa, who died Friday at a Nampa nursing home, will be
conducted at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Greenleaf Friends church.
Officiating will be Pastor Paul Goins of the Greenleaf Friends
Church and the Rev. Paul Thornburg of Friendswood, Texas,
officiating. Interment will follow a the Greenleaf
Cemetery, Greenlead (sic), under direction of Dakan Funeral
He was born Sept. 29, 1889, in Independence, Kan., to Sebrun
(sic) and Ora Harris. As a young man he moved to Gate,
Okla., where he taught school, also in Knowles, Okla. He
moved with his parents to Idaho in 1915 and homesteaded in
Melba in 1917. He married Florence Kauffman of Newberg,
Ore., in November of 1917. She died in 1918. In
December of 1921 he married L. Velma Allen of Boise and they
lived in the Melba area until 1940. He was active in the
Melba Friends Church and community. They moved to
Greenleaf in 1940, where he farmed in the Greenleaf area.
In 1959 at the age of 70, he planted and operated the Harris
Apple Orchard until 1978.
He is survived by two daughters, Lauella Crew of Nampa and
Liana Thornburg of Friendswood, Texas; two sons, Earl Harris
of Sacramento, Calif., and Chester Harris of Greenleaf; one
sister, Flora Gidley of Nampa; 16 grandchildren, and 17
He was preceded in death by two brothers, three sisters and
Memorials may be made to the Greenleaf Friends Academy.
Friends may call at the chapel today from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.