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Carl B. Harris

January 3, 1928 — December 25, 2021

Carl B. Harris

Plantersville- Carl B. Harris joined his Lord and Savior on Saturday, December 25, 2021 in the final hour of Christmas Day. He was born January 3, 1928 in Plantersville to Noreen Bowles Harris and Quitman Harris.

Carl attended Plantersville High School and then joined the United States Army in 1944 and served until 1947. Following his service he worked for Tupelo Theater running the projector and also for a theater in Cordova, Alabama before moving back to Plantersville in 1953. He worked for Day-Brite Lighting for 15 years and was a driver from Lee County Solid Waste until his retirement. He and his wife, Mauvalene Wimbs Harris also co-owned Plantersville Dairy Bar for 13 years.

Carl was married to Mauvalene Wimbs Harris for 73 years. They have four children, Vickie Lyle of Verona, Carolyn Matthews of Plantersville, Terry Harris of Tupelo, and Joe Harris and his wife, Nannette of Brewer; eight grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; granddaughter, Ashley Morgan; one sister, Frances Helms; and two brothers, Thomas Harris and Tim Harris.

Private family services will be held Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Jefferson Street Chapel of W. E. Pegues with Rev. Danny Balint officiating. Private graveside services will follow at Plantersville Cemetery.

Grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to Plantersville First Baptist Church, 284 Old Planters Rd, Plantersville, MS 38862.

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