Juanita M. Harris
Juanita M. Harris
  • February 1, 1926 - February 17, 2015
  • Illinois

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Juanita M. Harris, age 89 of West Salem, IL passed from this life to the next on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at her home.
Juanita was born on February 1, 1926 in Holden, OK to Sam and Sibeth Berry.
She married Gerald "Bill" Harris on June 9, 1946 in West Salem, IL. He preceded her in death on July 28, 1979. During their time together, they enjoyed being in square dance clubs in both Olney and Mt. Carmel.
Juanita was a member of the First Christian Church in West Salem. She will be fondly remembered as an independent lady who enjoyed taking care of things herself and was a giving person who had a ready smile.
She is survived by her daughter, Jeanne (Howard) Magnuson of Galesburg, IL, son Jerry (M.J.) Harris of Chicago, IL, four grandchildren: Samuel Magnuson of Milwaukee, WI, Chase Harris of Chicago, IL, Brook Harris of Portland, OR, and Keane (Casey) Harris of Chicago, IL, one brother, Monty Berry of Olney, IL and nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral service will be held at 1PM on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at the First Christian Church in West Salem, IL. Burial will follow at the Moravian Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 11AM to the time of service at the church.
Memorials may be made to The First Christian Church of West Salem or the Moravian Cemetery.
Ingram Funeral Home of West Salem is entrusted with the arrangements.