Monday, May 18, 2009

Tharold Cleo Harris, 85, of Cassville, passed away on Wednesday, May 6, 2009, at St. John's Hospital in Cassville, following a short illness.

He was born on Feb. 18, 1924, in Stella, one of three children born to the late Les and Lu (Clark) Harris. He moved to Cassville 10 years ago coming from Rogers, Ark. He attended the First Christian Church in Cassville.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his son, Larry Ronald Harris.

Survivors include: his wife, Berniece Harris, of Fairview; four daughters, Carolyn Sue Keith and husband, Bud, of Anderson, Barbara Elaine Cope, of Neosho, Jo McClellan and husband, Rick, of Shawnee, Kan., Jolene Nipp and husband, Terry, of Rocky Comfort; his brother, Al Harris of Lebanon, Ore.; his sister, Doris Reeves and husband, Dick, of Redding, Calif.; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday at the Walker-Dowd Funeral Home Chapel in Anderson. Rev. Bud Keith and Rev. David Keith officiated. Burial followed the service at the Peace Valley Cemetery, Anderson.