4329668MANITOU, KY., — James 'J.C.' Clifford Harris, 90, of Manitou, passed away on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at his home. He was born on October 29, 1926 in Madisonville, KY to the late, Verlie and Clifford Harris. J.C. was a United States Army WWII Veteran. He retired after thirty-six years from Goldenrod in Madisonville and was a member of Nebo Baptist Church in Nebo, KY. J.C. enjoyed gardening and always had vegetables to share with his neighbors.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife Ann Clayton Harris, brother Jerry Thomas Harris and his sister Wanda Jo Reynolds.

Survivors include his wife of 36 years Mary Reace Harris, son Terry James Harris and wife Jetta of Madisonville, granddaughter Whitney Newell and husband Erik of Madisonville, great-granddaughters Lexie Duncan and Hailey Strader, great-grandson Will Strader, step-grandson Chris Oakley and wife Stephanie, step-great-granddaughters Gracie Oakley and Megan Oakley; brother, Darriel Harris and wife, Anita; sisters, Doris Rainwater, Lawrence Etta Davis and Quinna Cunningham and husband Ronnie, several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Monday, August 14, 2017 in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Pastor Terry Rhye officiating. Burial to follow at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Madisonville.

Visitation will be Sunday from 2pm until 5pm and from 9am until the funeral hour Monday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are Donald Rainwater, Mark Davis, Chris Oakley, Jerry Russ, Dennis Stanley, Carroll Dixon and Dwight Rainwater.

Condolences may be made to the family at www.harrisfuneralinc.com

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