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Mitch Harris, Adair Co., KY (1942-2011)

He was a member of a prominent Adair County family, a member of the Free Union Separate Baptist Church, and a Separate Baptist Minister for over 40 years in Adair and Russell Counties. He was a barber in Columbia for approximately 50 years. He served 11 years on the Westlake Regional Hospital Board of Directors serving 6 years as chairman. He will be interred in his native Jamestown, KY

Mitch Harris, age 69 years, Pelham Branch RD, Columbia passed away Friday June 10, 2011 at 1:30amCT at Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY after several months illness.

Funeral services will be Monday, June 13, 2011 at 11amCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Raymond Martin and Bro. Casey Davis the officiating clergy. Interment in the Jamestown Cemetery in Jamestown, KY. The family request visitation after 12pm noon CT on Sunday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Mitch Harris, Adair Co., KY (1942-2011)

He was born January 26, 1942 in Jamestown, Russell Co., KY. He was the son of the late Suell Walker Harris and Dorothy Helm Harris of Jamestown, KY. He died Friday, June 10, 2011, in Greensburg, Green Co., KY, at the age of 69 years, 4 months, and 15 days.

He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann Aaron Harris of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One daughter: Shelly Jenkins and husband Kevin of Columbia, KY

  • One son: John Harris of Columbia, KY

  • Four brothers: Royce Harris of Jamestown, KY, William "Wid" Harris of Columbia, KY Coy Harris of Russell Springs, KY and Troy Harris of Russell Springs, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Elizabeth Jenkins and Logan Walker Harris
Mitch Harris was a member of the Free Union Separate Baptist Church. He was a Separate Baptist Minister for over 40 years serving several churches in Adair and Russell Counties. He was a barber in Columbia for approximately 50 years, he served 11 years on the Westlake Regional Hospital Board of Directors serving 6 years as chairman. He served 16 years on the Adair County Water District Board of Directors.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the Free Union Separate Baptist Church and may be left at the funeral home.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral home in charge of arrangements.

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