Funeral services for Harris announced.
Funeral services for Oscar Lee Harris Jr., 69, of Helena will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008 in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel in Helena with Rev. Jarvis Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Helena-West Helena.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight in the Robert Lee Brown Memorial Chapel.
Harris, born Aug. 20, 1939 to Bernice Grant and Oscar Lee Harris Sr. in Oneida, died Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008 at the Methodist North Hospital in Memphis. He accepted Christ at an early age.
His parents, three brothers, and a sister preceded him in death.
He leaves to cherish his memory, eight sons, Walter Harris, and Oscar Harris of Hughes, Michael Childs and Dewayne Childs of Little Rock, Nathanuel Lewis of West Memphis, Roderick (Rofonda) Harris of Atlanta, Ga., Nicklos Cooper of Little Rock and LaKeithon (Champ) Moody of Helena; five daughters, Michell (Alex) Cantrell of Little Rock, Johnnie Rena Harris of Detroit, Jacqueline Harris of Hughes, Kimberly (Rickey) Walker of Dallas and Faleishia Harris of Nashville, Tenn.; a brother, John (Josie) Taylor of Chicago; four sisters, Shirley Harris, Carolyn Harris and Lacy Harris, all of Flint, Mich.; and Annie Lou Morrison of Rock Island, Ill.; 30 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a great-aunt Ruthie of Helena-West Helena; a special friend, Lula Brewer; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Brown’s Home for Funerals Inc will direct services.