|Birth: ||Nov. 23, 1884|
|Death: ||Jul. 28, 1964|
William Samuel "Sam" Harris was born Sunday, November 23, 1884 in the Short Creek Community of Etowah County, Alabama, to Louis Pinkney "Pink" Harris and Dollie Angeline Thrasher Harris.
Sam Harris was the brother of Sarah Jane Carr, Rosie Harris Carr Peppers, Virgil Grover Harris, Mary Caloney McNutt, Dollie Bea McNutt, Nancy Ellen Merriman, Tom Lonzo Harris and Lou Sindie Bradley.
He first married Dixie Ila Hampton, a daughter of John Allen Anderson Hampton and Mary Omega Jordan Hampton, in Lawrence County, Alabama.
The children of Sam and Dixie Harris are Zola Grisham and Margaret Viola Stover Robinson.
In the World War I Draft Registration of September 12, 1918, he was described as being of medium height, a stout build with blue eyes and black hair. He was 33 years old at the time and was farming for himself. Sam and Dixie Harris were residents of Route 2, Moulton, Alabama, in the Kitchens Community of Lawrence County.
His second wife was Annie Mae Noojin Harris.
As a note of interest, Sam Harris Road in Rome, Georgia bears his name.
Harris Funeral Held
Funeral services for William Samuel (Sam) Harris, 77 of Sam Harris Road, Rome Rte. 6, who died Tuesday in a Rome hospital, were held at 2 p.m. today at Dykes Creek Baptist Church with the Revs. Willard Willis and Leland Bailey officiating. Interment was in East View Cemetery.
Mr. Harris had been a resident of Floyd County since 1935 and was a former employee of Coosa Valley Company and Williams Animal Clinic. He was also a retired farmer.
Jennings Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.
Originally published in the Rome News-Tribune on Thursday, July 30, 1964
Lewis Pinkman Harris (1857 - 1936)
Dollie Angeline Thrasher Harris (1854 - 1951)
Dixie Hampton Harris (1888 - 1921)
Annie Mae Noojin Harris (1901 - 1989)
Zola Harris Grisham (1913 - 1995)*
Janette Harris (1924 - 1926)*
Edward Maxwell Harris (1929 - 2003)*
Baby #2 Harris*
Baby #1 Harris*
Sarah Jane Harris Carr (1880 - 1968)*
William Sam Harris (1884 - 1964)
Rosie Harris Carr Peppers (1885 - 1966)*
Virgil Grover Harris (1887 - 1956)*
Mary Caloney Harris McNutt (1889 - 1965)*
Dollie Beatrice Harris McNutt (1891 - 1984)*
Nancy Ellen Harris Merriman (1892 - 1992)*
Thomas Lonzo Harris (1897 - 1988)*
Lou Sindie Harris Bradley (1899 - 1986)*
Note: Interment 7/30/1964
East View Cemetery
Plot: Section C, Lot 058, Grave 1
Maintained by: Gene Hill
Originally Created by: William Roha
Record added: Jun 21, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71733863