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Dorothy M. "Dot" Chesley Harness
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Birth: Mar. 26, 1922
Dyer County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jul. 15, 2011
Hot Springs Village
Garland County
Arkansas, USA

Dyersburg State Gazette Obituary
Dyersburg, TN
August 12, 2011

Dorothy M. Harness, 89, of Hot Springs Village, Ark., passed away Friday, July 15, 2011, after a long illness. Dorothy "Dot" was born in Dyer County to George Chesley and Nina Mae (Bickers) Meadows on March 26, 1922.
She was preceded in death by her parents and only brother, G. C. Meadows, Jr. Her husband of 65 years, Jack Harness, died on July 29, 2011. Dot leaves three nieces; Patricia "Pat" Higdon and husband Sonny of Halls; Nina Wolfe and husband Ronnie of Germantown; and Judy Mae Jones of Dyersburg.

Jack M. Harness, 88, died on July 29, 2011 of congestive heart failure at Hot Springs Village, Ark. fourteen days after the death of his wife Dorothy Meadows Harness. Jack was the son of Jack Harness and Martha Seagraves Harness. He graduated from Dyersburg High School in 1940 and attended the University of Tennessee.

A veteran of World War II, he served as an officer in the Water Division of the Army Transportation Corps. Active in civic affairs, he was a national director in the Tennessee Jaycees and was made an honorary lifetime member of that organization.

Jack was the manager of the Dyersburg Sherwin Williams Store and enjoyed a 32-year career as a district manager with the Sherwin Williams Company. He and Dot retired to Hot Springs Village, Ark. in 1980, where he chose a second career in real estate and retired again in 2001.

Jack was the Paternal Uncle of Patricia Meadows Higdon of Halls; Nina Meadows Wolfe of Germantown; and Judy Meadows Jones of Dyersburg.

Jack's Memorial service will be held at The Good Samaritan Lodge Chapel in Hot Springs Village, Ark. on August 19, 2011 at 11 a.m.

Memorials may be sent to The Veterans' Museum, 100 Veterans' Drive, Halls, TN 38040.
 
 
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  Jack M. Harness (1923 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: D & J Cloninger
Record added: Aug 13, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74891108
 

May you rest in peace!
- D & J Cloninger
 Added: Aug. 13, 2011
 
 
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