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Myrtle Harris

February 16, 1924 — December 26, 2020

Myrtle “Hyde” Harris, age 96, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Brookdale Assisted Living Center. Her and husband Willard owned and operated Harris Furniture in Cleveland. She enjoyed shopping and traveling across the country with her close friends and family. She had many other hobbies but importantly she loved the Lord, Church, and her family. You could find her and her friends walking in the mall, and meeting afterwards at Hardees. She was a member of Ridgeview Baptist Church.

Preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Willard; son, Robert “Bob” Harris; parents, Jim and Bertha Hyde; brothers, Richard Hyde, Lewis Hyde, James “Junior” Hyde; and sister, Louise Farmer.

Survived by sisters, Inez Harris of Etowah, Jeanette Thompson of Etowah, Geraldine Hines of Cleveland, Imogene (Wilbur) Firestone of Athens, Eva (Edward) Reese of Calhoun; several nieces, nephews and many friends.

A special thanks to her many caregivers, and especially to Brookdale Assisted Living Center.

Family and friends will meet Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at 11a.m. at Sunset Memorial Gardens for Graveside Services and interment with Reverend Junior Burger officiating. A white dove release and playing of bagpipes will conclude the services.

in lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to St. Jude.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Myrtle Harris, please visit our flower store.

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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

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