Lois Alderman Harris, age 91, of Columbus, MS, passed away March 24, 2011, at Vineyard Court Nursing Center. Graveside services will be Sunday, March 27, 2011, at 3:00 PM at Friendship Cemetery with Dr. Albert Wilkerson and Rev. Tom Harris officiating. Visitation will also be Sunday, March 27, 2011, from 1:00 PM until 2:45 PM at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home.
Mrs. Harris was born May 22, 1919, in Coila, MS, to the late William Luthur and Ophelia Snell Alderman. She was retired from Malone and Hyde and was a member of East End Baptist Church and the DAR. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas M. “Marshall” Harris, and son, William Hugh “Billy” Harris.
Survivors include her son, Tommy Harris and his wife, Gail, of Columbus, MS, daughter, Diane Different and her husband, Paul, of Vicksburg, MS, daughter-in-law, Karen Harris of Bethlehem, PA, grandchildren, Pamela Foster and her husband, Mark, of Columbus, MS, Christy Adams and her husband, Daniel, of Columbus, MS, Michelle Harris of Bethlehem, PA, Matthew Different of Vicksburg, MS, and Mark Different of Vicksburg, MS, great grandchildren, Shelby Foster, Lauren Adams, and Landon Adams, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Mark Foster, Daniel Adams, Mark Different, Matthew Different, C. F. Harris, Don Harris, and Eddie Cole. Honorary pallbearers will be Alton Alderman, Lester Alderman, Marvin Alderman, Ralph Alderman, Jimmy Robertson, Ellis Atkins, Danny Lollar, Mac Pace, and the choir, deacons, and members of East End Baptist Church. Memorials may be made to the East End Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 8480, Columbus, MS, 39705 or Gideons International, P.O. Box 371, Columbus, MS, 39703.0