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 Christine Marie <I>Jones</I> Harris

Christine Marie Jones Harris

Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi, USA
Death 19 Jul 2015 (aged 53)
Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Burial Ferry Pass, Escambia County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 149688437 · View Source
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CHRISTINE JONES HARRIS entered into God’s arms on Sunday, July 19, 2015. She was born in Biloxi, MS on May 5, 1962. She was 53 years old.
Chris attended Tate High School in Gonzales, FL, graduated from Northview High School in Dothan, AL and from Wallace Community College in Dothan, AL; she attended University of Alabama at Birmingham. She was a retired legal secretary/paralegal, spending most of her career in Baton Rouge, LA.
Chris was a loyal, loving daughter, sister and mother. She enjoyed spending time with her aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. She loved reminiscing with her caregivers about her family and she could make them laugh and would remind them to "Live, Love, Laugh". They weren’t just words to her; it was a choice and a way of life. She was very organized and could complete a task while others were still thinking about it.
Chris was always thinking of others and unselfishly putting them before herself. Even when she was so ill, she was always concerned about others; yet she left you no doubt just how she felt and what she thought about things. She enjoyed crocheting baby blankets, afghans, hats and scarves and giving them to friends and family. She was an awesome cook, enjoyed morning walks on the beach and could put a puzzle together in record time. Chris could accomplish anything she attempted and met every challenge with determination and courage. She was always determined to see everything to its completion. This and her enduring spiritual strength proved to be her greatest qualities as she courageously battled cancer for eight challenging years. She always had a smile and a loving, generous heart for everyone she met or knew. She always saw the good in everyone.
Chris was preceded in death by her father, Morris C. Jones, Pensacola, FL; Maternal grandparents, Doyce & Eniz Davis, Biloxi, MS; Paternal grandparents, Aaron & Hazel Jones, Pensacola, FL;
Uncles Donald Davis, Robert Davis & James Davis, all of Biloxi, MS
Chris is survived by her son, Mark C. Harris, Baton Rouge, LA; mother, Ida A. Hoover, Biloxi, MS; brother & sister-in-law, Michael & Jean Jones, Grayson, GA; niece & nephew, Erin &Nicholas Jones, Grayson, GA; uncle & his wife, John (JT) & Dee Davis, Biloxi, MS; cousins Vikki Davis Kershaw, Beth Bigner, Monica Davis, John Davis, and Theresa Rotz and innumerable loving relatives and friends.
Chris’s family expresses their heartfelt gratitude to everyone at West Gate Village and her hospice team from Comfort Care for their continual unselfish care they so lovingly gave her from their hearts.
A Memorial Celebration of Chris’s life will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at Faith Chapel North, 1000 S. Hwy 29, Cantonment, FL 32533. Visitation will be 11:00am to 12:00pm; service at 12:00pm. Interment will immediately follow at Whitmire Cemetery, Pensacola, FL
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Comfort Care of Brewton, 215 Belleville Avenue, Brewton, AL 36426 or to West Gate Village, 100 Pineview Street, Brewton, AL 36426
Faith Chapel Funeral Home North, 1000 S. Hwy. 29, Cantonment, FL is in charge of arrangements.

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