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Katherine Olivia "Tess" Harless Saum
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1914
Clifton Forge
Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 2008
Clifton Forge
Virginia, USA

Katherine Olivia "Tess" Harless Saum, age 93, of 520 McCormick Blvd, Clifton Forge died Sunday, March 16, 2008 at her residence. She was born September 30, 1914 in Clifton Forge, Virginia, a daughter of the late Oliver Burns Harless and Verna Ethel Wilson Harless.

She was the Commissioner of Revenue for twenty-five years for the former City of Clifton Forge and a member of the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, Clifton Forge, where she was a Sunday school teacher.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles R. Saum in 1982, a son, Reverend Stephen K. Saum in 1983, a sister, Elsie Kidd in 2003, a brother, Bernard G. Harless, and a brother-in-law, Byron Kidd.

She is survived by a sister, Doris Harless of Richmond, a nephew, Richard G. Harless and wife Janis of Lorton, two great nieces, Brigitt Bennett and Lisa Harless, and special friends, Richard Porter of Chicago, IL and Elinor Downey of Clifton Forge.

A Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, March 19, 2008 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Nicely Funeral Home, Clifton Forge, with Revered Glenn Clements officiating. Interment will follow in Mountain View Cemetery, Clifton Forge.

Pallbearers will be Robert Thompson, Barry Balser, Jimmy Armstrong, and others selected from friends attending the service. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Nicely Funeral Home. Friends may call anytime at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorial tributes take the form of contributions to the First Christian Church Disciples of Christ, 319 Church Street, Clifton Forge, Va 24422.
Family links: 
  Oliver Burns Harless (1885 - 1967)
  Verna Ethel Wilson Harless (1894 - 1981)
  Charles Roy Saum (1906 - 1982)*
  Stephen Kendall Saum (1956 - 1983)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Cemetery
Clifton Forge
Alleghany County
Virginia, USA
Created by: Vic
Record added: Jan 14, 2011
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Katherine Olivia Tess <i>Harless</i> Saum
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Katherine Olivia Tess <i>Harless</i> Saum
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- Joel Mason
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