JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
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Lee A Harris Dies at Age 86, Rites Tuesday

Lee Andrew Harris, a retired building contractor, died at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at 
his home, 504 south 21st street, at the age of 88 years, 10 months, and 19 days. 

Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Pulley Funeral Chapel 
with the Rev. Allen England officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Memorial Cemetery. 
The body will lie is state at the Pulley Funeral Home where friends may call after 
4:00 p.m. today. 

Mr. Harris was born Feb. 14, 1878 at Bluford, the son of Benjamin and Margaret (Butler) Harris. 
On May 30, 1900, he was married to Hester Sammons, who preceded him in death. He later 
married Sally Hoots, who preceded him in death. He later married Anne Chaney, who preceded 
him in death. On June 6, 1956, he was married to Cecile Ingles, who survives. He is also 
survived by two sons, Emil C Harris of this city and Marsean E. Harris of Las Vegas, Nev; 
two daughters, Mrs. Lester Easley of Centralia, and Mrs. J. O. Clemens of Mt Vernon; 
7 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. 

Mr. Harris was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister. 

He was a member of the East Hickory Hill Missionary church and served as a deacon for 
many years.



Source: Mount Vernon Register News
Date: Jan 4, 1965
Submitted by: Jack White
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