Obituary for HARRIS

Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Wednesday August 18, 2004

Jerry D. Harris died August 14, 2004, after a short illness. He was born in Albuquerque, NM on January 20, 1928 to Marian and Joe D. Harris. Jerry graduated from Albuquerque High School and the University of New Mexico. He was employed by J. Korber & Co. and later by First United Methodist Church. In 1998, he retired from the church after thirty years of service. Jerry was a resident of Albuquerque most of his life. Jerry is survived by his wife, Lucile Harris, and her two daughters: Sharon Bostick and husband, Ken of Pie Town, NM, and Paula Olson and husband, Jerry of Vienna, VA; his step-mother, Freda Harris of Albuquerque; his brother, Jeff Harris and wife, Aletha of The Woodlands, TX; his sisters, Diane Galbraith and husband, Bob of Tijeras, NM; and Debbie Barnett and husband, Rich of Albuquerque; two nephews, Thomas Joe Harris, M.D., and Tyler Barnett; two nieces, Aletha Harris Dodge and Krista Barnett; and several cousins. Jerry was an avid reader with history and ships as his special interests. He enjoyed traveling, spectator sports, especially baseball, and had a great love for dogs. Funeral arrangements are by Sunrise Funeral Options. Memorial services will be Thursday, August 19, 2004 at 2:00 p.m. at Manzano Del Sol, 5201 Roma Ave NE. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Manzano Del Sol Foundation or to a charity of your choice. 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010