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Velma Mae Johnson Harris
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1913
Summersville
Texas County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1975
Waterloo
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA

Velma Mae (Johnson) Harris departed this life July 29, 1975 at Scholtz Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa, making her age 62 years, 5 months and 29 days.

Velma was the daughter of John Christian & Missouri Almeda Caroline (Inman) Johnson. Siblings were: Myrtle (Anderson), Bertha (Williams), Elva (Williams), Beulah (Naney), Mattie (Ireland), Joseph Gurnsey (died at age 13), James, Edgar, and Marshall.

She married Howard Kinne Harris, son of Orsen Rupert and Ruby Ethel (Neagle) Harris, on July 27, 1935 & they had five children: Wanda Louise (died in infancy), Velma Darlene, Joy Del, Rose Marie, & Howard Jr.

She was a member of the West Des Moines Open Bible Church.

Velma was survived by her husband, children, 13 grandchildren, five sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services were held in the First Baptist Church Saturday, August 2 at 2 pm with Rev. Dale Kinder officiating. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery under the direction of Duncan Funeral Home.



 
 
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 Parents:
  John Christian Johnson (1874 - 1964)
  Missouri Almeda Caroline Inman Johnson (1877 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Howard Kinne Harris (1910 - 1992)*
 
 Children:
  Wanda Louise Harris (1936 - 1936)*
  Howard Kenne Harris (1944 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Myrtle Johnson Anderson (1898 - 1979)*
  Bertha G Johnson Williams (1900 - 1989)*
  Mattie Beatrice Johnson Ireland (1905 - 1981)*
  Elva Johnson Williams (1907 - 1986)*
  James Alva Johnson (1909 - 1994)*
  Velma Mae Johnson Harris (1913 - 1975)
  Beulah Ann Johnson Naney (1915 - 2005)*
  Edgar Lee Johnson (1917 - 1964)*
  Joseph Gurnsey Johnson (1918 - 1932)*
  Marshall Herman Johnson (1922 - 2003)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bethel Cemetery
Summersville
Texas County
Missouri, USA
 
Maintained by: lin8kin
Originally Created by: Connie
Record added: Aug 18, 2008
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Velma Mae <i>Johnson</i> Harris
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Velma Mae <i>Johnson</i> Harris
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Velma Mae <i>Johnson</i> Harris
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 Added: Oct. 11, 2011

- Connie
 Added: Dec. 14, 2008
 
 
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