|Birth: ||May 17, 1950|
|Death: ||Dec. 14, 2009|
Ardmore, OK — .Funeral services for Diana Rosemary Harris, of Ardmore, will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 19, 2009, at the Jehovah Baptist Church with Rev. W.J. Wallace officiating.
Interment will follow at the Jehovah Cemetery. Family visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Diana was born on May 17, 1950, in Ardmore, Oklahoma, to the late John Henry and Earlene Roberts Brown. She passed away Monday afternoon, December 14, at an Oklahoma City hospital at the age of 59 years, 6 months and 27 days.
Diana had been a resident of Ardmore her entire life and was a graduate of Springer High School. She was a licensed cosmetologist. She was also a member of the Jehovah Baptist Church, where she had served as an usher and as the church announcement clerk.
She was an avid Ardmore Band Booster, volunteering for 10 years when her sons were in school. She also served several years on the Southern Oklahoma Children's Christmas Parade Committee, where she would announce the parade for television. She was an avid OU football fan, and loved to travel, cook and fish.
She married Curtis Columbus Harris on March 27, 1970, in Ardmore, Oklahoma.
There was not a heart that she did not touch. On April 26, 2003, her life and heart was touched by the death of Amanda Westermier, a 14-year-old barrel racer. Amanda's parents' decision to donate her vital organs led to Diana being able to live for an additional six years. Amanda's parents', Greg and Tammy Westermier, will forever be a part of Diana's family.
Diana is survived by her husband Curtis; sons Curtis Harris, Jr. and fiancé Stefanie of Galveston, Texas, and Christopher Colin Harris of Ada, Oklahoma; brother Dexter Pickens of Ardmore, Oklahoma; sisters-in-law, Fern Dorsey and husband Alvin of Milo, Oklahoma, Vera Cohee and husband R.C. of Ardmore, Okla., and Frances Roberts and husband Lacy of Ardmore, Oklahoma; special friend Cassandra Poteat, and hosts of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and many, many friends.
Diana is preceded in death by her parents, her stepfather, Johnnie Pickens, her father and mother-in-law, L.B. and Allie D. Harris; sister-in-law, Edith Marie Mims, and a brother-in-law, Horace V. Harris.
Pallbearers will be Darrel Anderson, Jamie Brown, Jimmy Ray Brown, Aaron Brown, Lamar Major Grant, Dexter Pickens Jr. and Billy Gene Williamson.
Honorary casket bearers will be the Deacons of Jehovah Baptist Church.
Flower girls will be nieces and cousins.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.
Created by: Sharon Rhoades
Record added: Dec 18, 2009
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