Edith Joy Harris
Edith Joy Harris
  • October 5, 1924 - March 23, 2017
  • Huntsville, Alabama

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October 5, 1924 – March 23, 2017

Edith Joy Harris, 92, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening at Crestwood Medical Center. Ms. Harris was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph Samuel and Fannie Bell White Frazier; her loving husband of 40 years, Howard B. Harris; five brothers; a sister; and a daughter.

Left to cherish her precious memory are her three sons and two daughters; Howard E. Harris (Cleta) of Niceville, FL, Anthony W. Harris (Jimmie Lou) of Huntsville; Joe G. Harris (Lynn) of Orlando, FL; Patricia J. Ham (Charlie) of Lakeland, FL, and Edith S. Harris of Lakeland, FL; ten grandchildren, several great-grandchildren; a host of nieces and nephews; and numerous other relatives and friends.

“Joy”, as most people knew her, loved life and family. She was a voracious reader and became extremely intelligent from her constant reading and studying. She also liked to go shopping at the mall and in the old days would hang out at the “Picadilly”. Her and Howard also liked to travel and spent a lot of their retirement years traveling together. They were long time members at Southside Baptist Church in Huntsville. Joy had a memory like “an IBM computer”, and stayed very sharp and active all the way to the end of her 92 year life. She was greatly loved and will be dearly missed by all who knew her!

A memorial service is being planned and will be announced at a later date. Please sign the guest registry at www.valhallafunerals.com.