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 Carlynn Cordelia <I>Cox</I> Harris

Carlynn Cordelia Cox Harris

Big Spring, Howard County, Texas, USA
Death 13 Mar 2008 (aged 81)
Midland, Midland County, Texas, USA
Burial Garden City, Glasscock County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 38993407 · View Source
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Name of Deceased : Carlynn Harris
Age at Death : 81
Death date: 13 Mar 2008
Obituary Date: 15 Mar 2008
Newspaper Title: Big Spring Herald
Newspaper Location : Big Spring,Tx. US

Carlynn Harris , 81, of Midland died Thursday,March 13,2008, in a local hospital.Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday,March 15,2008,at Greenwood Baptist Church with the Rev.Waymon Swopes and the Rev.John Bill Hedricks officiating. Intement will follow at Garden City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday,March 14,2008,from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Nailey-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home in Midland.
She was born Feb.16,1927, in Big Spring to Charles and Bertha Rae Cox.She was a longtime member of the Garden City Methodist Church and had been attending the Greenwood Baptist Church for the past six years.She is a former Midland rodeo sponsor and was a rider during the war.

She graduated from high school in Garden City.She attended Texas Tech University where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in biology and Spanish and a master's degree in special education.After graduation, she taught in Seymour,Stanton and Big Lake,where she retired.After retirement, she moved to the family ranch in Glasscock County.She served eight years as Republican co-chairman in Glasscock County and was a member of the Midland County Republican Women.She worked on numerous Republican campaigns.She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi.She loved and cared deeply for her grandchildren and great grandchldren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and ex-husband,Hugh "Buck" Wayland Harris.
Survivors include two sons, Constable Charles "Choc" Harris and wife,Betty,of Midland and Clay Harris and wife,Rena,of Midland;four grandchildren,Diedra Hale and husband; Brad,of Westbrook; Christina Harris of Midland; Michael Miller and wife,Amy,of Big Spring; and J.H.Miller of Midland;and one great-grandchild: Kadence Miller of Midland.

The family request memorials be made to the Cal Farley's Boys Ranch,P.O.Box 1890, Amarillo 79174 or to the American Heart Association, 3205 W.Cuthbert A-5,Midland 79701

Arrangements are under the direction of Nailey-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Midland. Online condolences can be made

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  • Added: 2 Jul 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38993407
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Carlynn Cordelia Cox Harris (16 Feb 1927–13 Mar 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38993407, citing Garden City Cemetery, Garden City, Glasscock County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by LADONNA GREER COLLETT (contributor 46996248) .