Sister Annie Harris served St. James Baptist Church and was a beloved and cherished church founder. She was called home on July 11, but her devotion and faith remains an inspirational gift to all.
Sister Harris not only helped organized the start of St James 65 years ago, she also served for many years as a dedicated Deaconess and member of the church choir.
Annie Daisy (Coleman) Harris, 91, and formerly of Crepeau Court, passed away with her family by her side. Sister Harris was born in Newberry, SC and was the daughter of the late Floyd and Alice (Burton) Coleman. She was the wife of the late Mack Lou Harris.
“Auntie” Annie, as she was fondly and warmly called by many, worked as a seamstress for the former Finklesteins for several years prior to retiring. She is survived by her three children, Fred Harris and his wife Rosemarie of Woonsocket, Irwin Harris of Florida, and Robert Harris and his wife Mae of Arizona. 16 grandchildren, and 15 great-grandchildren and several great-great grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Maxwell and Sammy Harris and sister to the late Odessa Coleman and Mattie Bell Chattman.
Please join us this Sunday, August 4 at 11am, St. James, Baptist Church, as we recognize, celebrate and honor the life and legacy of Sister Harris. We will acknowledge and rejoyce in the life of our sister, co-founder and former member of our church.