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Martin McKinley Harris, Sr
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Birth: Oct. 28, 1894
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Death: Dec. 9, 1961
Etowah County
Alabama, USA

Martin McKinley Harris, Sr. is the son of Amos Jones Harris, Sr. and Minnie Elizabeth Summerville Harris.

He married first of Annis E. "Annie" Hollingsworth.

He married second to Ada Smith.


The obituary for Martin M. Harris was published in "The Gadsden Times"; newspaper; Gadsden, Etowah County, Alabama: Monday, December 11, 1961


Martin M. Harris, 67, 1222 Gray Street, Gadsden, died Saturday at 11:45 a.m. at his residence following a long illness.

Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2 p.m. at Collier-Butler Chapel with the Revs. George Warren and Will Harris officiating. Burial will be in Forrest Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral Home directing.

Active pallbearers will be Ronald Harris, R.L. Sarrett, Jackie Harris, Gordon Sarrett, Wayne Murdock, Kenneth Hubbard, Paul Harris and Horace Tolbert. All personal friends will be honorary pallbearers.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Ada Smith Harris; five sons, Allen Harris, Boaz; Bill Harris, Ft. Knox, Ky.; Ellis Neely Harris, San Diego, Calif., and O.Z. and Martin M. Harris, Jr., both of Gadsden; two daughters, Mrs. Marvin Nance, Gadsden, and Mrs. John Adcock, Tampa, Fla.; four brothers, Vester Harris, Oak Hill, W. Va., and Clarence, Tom and A.J. Harris, Jr., all of Attalla; a sister, Mrs. Eugene Watson, Attalla; 19 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A retired employee of Republic Steel, Mr. Harris was a native and lifelong resident of Etowah County.

The body will remain at Collier-Butler Chapel through the hour of service.

Family links: 
  Amos Jones Harris (1869 - 1949)
  Minnie Elizabeth Summerville Harris (1878 - 1953)
  Annis E. Hollingsworth Harris (1890 - 1927)
  Ada Louise Smith Harris (1900 - 1988)*
  Oscar Zacharus Harris (1933 - 1975)*
  Martin McKinley Harris (1894 - 1961)
  Dora Viola Harris (1898 - 1949)*
  James Franklin Harris (1901 - 1941)*
  Clarence George Harris (1904 - 1970)*
  Rachel Oveda Harris Watson (1910 - 1998)*
  Amos Jones Harris (1915 - 1994)*
  Thomas Newton Harris (1920 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
Martin M. Harris
Oct. 28, 1894-Dec. 09, 1961
Forrest Cemetery
Etowah County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Judith Nan Lewis
Record added: Apr 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88259999
Martin McKinley Harris, Sr
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Martin McKinley Harris, Sr
Added by: NGL
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- Judy Clayton Hagberg
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- Dianna Taylor
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Rest in Peace
- Judith Nan Lewis
 Added: Apr. 9, 2012

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