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Mary Lavonia Whigham Harris
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Birth: Nov. 24, 1924
Grady County
Georgia, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 2009
Decatur
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Lavonia Whigham Harris was born in Blowing Cave, Grady Co., Georgia, to Walter A. & Mary Lou Pipkin Whigham. She married Robert L. "Bob" Harris, 8 Dec 1945 and was a loving wife to Bob for 53 years. They raised three children, Bess, Walter and Julie; have 3 grandchildren, Nikki, Geoffrey and Sarah; and 4 great-grandchildren, Brianna, Brandon, Aidan and Ainsley.

She is survived by her husband, children and grandchildren, as well as, sisters, Millie, Lavelle and Geraldine; and brother, Eldron.

She will perhaps be best remembered by her unselfish and gracious devotion to her family and friends and her chocolate pies.

Sources:
1930 Census Blowing Cave, Grady, Georgia
NARA Microfilm 366 p.14B

1940 Census Blowing Cave, Grady, Georgia
NARA Microfilm T627_679 p.16B

Grady County, Georgia Marriage Records

 
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 Parents:
  Walter Andrew Whigham (1883 - 1954)
  Mary Lou Pipkin Whigham (1887 - 1962)
 
 Spouse:
  Robert Lewis Harris (1925 - 2015)
 
 Siblings:
  Walter Andrew Whigham (1905 - 1905)*
  Walter Lawson Whigham (1906 - 1916)*
  Robert Judson Whigham (1914 - 1993)*
  Gertrude Whigham Giddings (1919 - 2001)*
  Elvet Gerald Whigham (1921 - 1921)*
  Mary Lavonia Whigham Harris (1924 - 2009)
  Eldron Vance Whigham (1929 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Resthaven Cemetery
Decatur
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Winnette
Record added: Feb 07, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33612313
Mary Lavonia <i>Whigham</i> Harris
Added by: Ms. Clyde
 
Mary Lavonia <i>Whigham</i> Harris
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Mary Lavonia <i>Whigham</i> Harris
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In loving memory of Lavonia. May you rest in eternal peace, with our Father, in Heaven.
- Winnette
 Added: May. 23, 2016

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 Added: Jan. 15, 2011
In memory of a daughter, granddaughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother & friend. In God We Still Trust!
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 Added: Feb. 7, 2009
 
 
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