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Truman Melvin Harris

Birth
Carter County, Missouri, USA
Death 22 Oct 2012 (aged 92)
Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA
Burial Carter County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 100040547 · View Source
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The Current Local, Van Buren, MO, Thursday, November 1, 2012, Page 4: Truman Melvin Harris, son of the late George W. and Ina May (Bone) Harris, was born July 9, 1920, at Aldridge Valley in Carter County, Mo., and departed this life Oct. 22, 2012, in the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical center in Poplar Bluff, MO. He had attained the age of 92 years, three months and 13 days.Mr. Harris was reared in rural Ellsinore, Mo., and attended the Ellsinore Public School. As a young man he lived in St. Louis, Mo., where he was an electrician's helper for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad for 10 years and then was a dock worker for Trans Con Trucking for over 20 years. After retiring in 1978, he returned to Carter County. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and going camping with his nephews. He especially enjoyed time spent with his family and kept the family reunion going. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bentley and Willard Harris; and two sisters, Elizabeth C. Daniels and Myrtle Littles. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends who mourn his passing. A visitation was held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, in the McSpadden Funeral Home in Van Buren, Mo., with the funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. His nephew, Rev. James Littles officiated. Burial was in the Gresham Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.mcspaddenfh.com.


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  • Created by: CJKirkpatrick
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100040547
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Truman Melvin Harris (9 Jul 1920–22 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100040547, citing Gresham Cemetery, Carter County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by CJKirkpatrick (contributor 46873204) .