Jerry Harris, 67, of Shelbina, MO, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012, at his home near Shelbina with his wife and his children at his side. He was born February 14, 1945, at Hannibal, MO, the son of Kenneth Lee and Doris Elaine Thieoff Harris.
On December 1, 1963, he was united in marriage to Carla Baymiller at the Shelbina Christian Church in Shelbina, MO. She survives.
Jerry is also survived by two children, Laura Harris of Shelbina, MO and David Harris and wife Gina of Lake Winnebago, MO; four grandchildren, Nathan Lichty, and Joe, Nick and Katya Harris; and one sister, Joyce Anderson of Monroe City, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jerry was a 1963 graduate of Shelbina High School and was a Christian by faith. He was a farmer for many years. He loved hunting and fishing, gardening and being at his cabin watching the deer and other wildlife. Jerry loved his family and enjoyed the time he could spend with them.
Funeral services will be held at the Shelbina Christian Church in Shelbina, MO, on Friday, January 4, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be held at the Greening-Eagan-Hayes Funeral Home in Shelbina, MO, on Thursday, January 3, 2013, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Burial will be at a later date.
Memorials may be made to Neighbors Helping Neighbors.
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