|Birth: ||Jan. 1, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 12, 2009|
TIFTON — Elizabeth Conger Harris, 91, of Tifton died Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2009 at Maple Court Assisted Living. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday at the memorial chapel of Tifton's First Baptist Church with Dr. Wayne Roe, Dr. W. Ches Smith III and the Rev. Paul Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 tonight at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.
Michael Doggett, Owen Harris Jr., Brian Harris, Torrey Wall, Bo Slack, Levi Clarkson and Clay Clarkson will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be the Joyfull Sound Choir of Tifton's First Baptist Church, the Pink Ladies Auxiliary and the Red Coats of Tift Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Harris was born Jan. 1, 1918 in Tifton and was the daughter of Isaac Young Conger and Nancy Elizabeth Willis Conger, both deceased. She was also preceded in death by her husband, David P. Harris Sr., to whom she was married for over 50 years. She was a homemaker and a member of Tifton's First Baptist Church. She was a lifetime resident of Tifton.
Mrs. Harris graduated from Tift County High School and got together periodically with her graduating class. She worked with her husband for over 10 years at Harris Grocery on Moultrie Highway in Tifton. She also worked as a Pink Lady for Tift Regional Medical Center for over 25 years. Both she and her husband, David, worked for several years for the I-75 Ministry of Tifton's First Baptist Church.
Mrs. Harris is survived by three sons, Owen C. Harris of Stone Mountain, David P. Harris Jr. of Huntsville, Ala., and Calvin J. Harris of Atlanta; one daughter, Mary F. Doggett of Tifton; one brother, retired naval commander, Henry Jackson Conger, 93, of Virginia Beach, Va.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the I-75 Ministry of Tifton's First Baptist Church. You may sign the online guest registry at www.bowen-donaldson.com. Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.
Isaac Young Conger (1882 - 1950)
Mary Willis Conger/Webb (1892 - 1954)
David Pierce Harris (1917 - 1990)*
Henry J Conger (1916 - 2012)*
Elizabeth Conger Harris (1918 - 2009)
Note: ".--Information from the History of Tift County by Ida Belle Williams, C. 1948 by the Tift County Historical Society and reprinted by W H Wolfe Associates of Atlanta in 1979, page 390-391"
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Created by: Robin McDaniel
Record added: Aug 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 40661097