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Ola Jean Harkness
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1921
Georgiana
Butler County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 25, 2004
Gainesville
Alachua County
Florida, USA

Ola Harkness of Gainesville died Friday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center after an extended illness. He was 82. Mr. Harkness was born in Georgiana, Alabama and moved to Gainesville from Miami in 1962. He was a retired construction worker. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. Survivors include his wife, Idella (Gordan) Harkness of Gainesville [Florida]; sons Leonard Harkness of Orlando [Florida] and Tony Harkness Sr. of Atlanta; daughters Ola Jean Harkness of Indiantown, Mary D. Williams of Gainesville, Fernanda D. Brownlee of Savannah, Pamela Y. Stanley of Kuwait and Caroline H. Williams of Egypt; a brother, Hilton Harkness of Georgiana; sisters Ruby Lyons and Tessie Mae Nichols, both of Miami; 18 grand children; and 20 great-grandchildren. Arrangements by Chestnut Funeral Home.

Gainesville Sun, 2 Jul 2004 
 
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 Spouse:
  Idella G Harkness (1928 - 2013)
 
 Children:
  Leonard Edward Harkness (1953 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: PFC US ARMY; WORLD WAR II
 
Burial:
Florida National Cemetery
Bushnell
Sumter County
Florida, USA
Plot: Sec 322, Site 246
 
Created by: GerbLady
Record added: Mar 14, 2010
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