Arnold Harris, son of William and Priscilla Harris, was born March 22, 1873 in Mercer County, Missouri. He departed this life at the Leon Hospital Jan. 23, 1949, at the age of 75 years, 10 months and one day. He had not been in very good health for around five years. The immediate cause of death was paralysis. He was united in marriage to Daisy E. Maynard Sept. 29, 1899, and to them were born one son who died in infancy, and two daughters.
Surviving are the daughters Beulah (Gene) Finney & Belva (Harvey) Worden.five grandsons, two granddaughters, four sisters Mrs. Rosie Showers, Mrs. Alice Noris, Mrs. Walter Day, and Mrs. Flora Lovett two brothers, Thomas Harris and G. B. Harris. Mr. Harris was an honest, industrious farmer living in Harrison County, eight miles north of Cainsville. Funeral services were conducted at the Slade Funeral home in Leon, Jan. 25, at 2:30 pm , by W. J. Campbell, and the body was laid to rest in the Leon Cemetery.
We have lost our beloved brother, He has bid us all adieu; He had gone to live in heaven, And his form is lost to view, Oh, that dear one, how we'll miss him! Oh, how hard to give him up. But an angel came down and removed him from our flock