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Harris Obituaries

Abilene Reporter News;
Widow's 7 Year Old Son Drown in Tank.  24 Jun 1949
Denton, June 23, Seven year old Harmon Lee Harris drowned Thursday afternoon in a stock tank on the farm of an uncle , six miles north of here. He was the son of Mrs. Ivan Harris, Denison, She and her eight children were here at the bedside of her father, who is critically il. Her husband died about a month ago.
Several children were swimming in the tank when the others noticed Harmon Lee was missing. They called the uncle, Herman Trielsch, and other adults. The body was recovered about 45 minutes later.
Justice of the Peace, Z. D. Lewis returned a verdict of accidental drowning. Funeral plans were incomplete.

Dallas Morning News  25 June 1949 page 14
Denton Man, Kin Die 7 Hours Apart
H.C. Belcher, 66, died at his home here seven hours after his grandson drowned in a stock tank.
The child, Harmon Lee Harris, 7, of Denison, drowned Thursday on the farm of an uncle, Herman Trietsch, six miles north of here. He had come to Denton with his mother to be at the bedside of Belcher, who had been critically ill following a stroke.
The boy's father died three months ago.
The body of the boy was returned to Denison for funeral services. He is survived by seven brothers and a sister.
Belcher, a retired farmer, lived in Denton County forty-eight years. Survivors include his wife, five sons, five daughters, a sister, two brothers and twenty-four grandchildren.

Harmon Lee Harris is buried in the Oakwood Cemetery in Denison

Dallas Morning News, 29 Nov 1977 Page 4
Lucy Ann Harris
Tom Bean, Texas -Funeral Services for Lucy Ann Harris, 75 of Tom Bean, Grayson County, who had lived in Tom Bean since 1911, will be held at 2 pm Tuesday in Tom Bean First United Methodist Church. Burial will be in White Mound Cemetery, near Tom Bean.
She died Sunday in a Sherman Hospital.
A  practical nurse until her retirement, she was a member of Tom Bean First United Methodist Church.


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