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Eugene M. Harris

April 23, 1934 ~ November 23, 2021 (age 87)


Eugene Maas Harris, born April 23, 1934, in Auburntown, TN passed away on Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at his home.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Wilma Phillips Harris; two daughters, Beverly Bryan (Jerry) and Martye Harris. He is also survived by two granddaughters; Leah Bryan Wilson (Nick) and Rebekah Bryan Tate (Josh); seven great grandchildren: Maggie Tate, Allie Wilson, Elijah Wilson, Maya Wilson, Levi Tate, Isaiah Wilson, Noah Wilson and “grand dog” Paige Harris.

Mr. Harris was a fixture in the Auburntown community and well-known throughout Middle Tennessee due to his 30-year ownership and operation of Harris Auto Parts (1962 to 1992).

He served as a Deacon of the Auburntown Church of Christ.

He was a founding member of the Auburntown Lions Club and worked their monthly Fish Frys for over 41 years. He also served for many years on the Auburntown City Council.

Always active in the community and “loafin” at Jimbo’s; he enjoyed spending most of his time with his family.

Visitation with the family will be at the Woodbury Funeral Home, Saturday, November 27th from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.

Funeral services will be 2 pm Sunday November 28, 2021 at the Auburntown Church of Christ with visitation from 1:00 PM until time of the funeral with David Dunn officiating. Interment will follow at the Prosperity Cemetery in Liberty, TN.

Honorary Pallbearers: Marvin Davenport, Perry Robinson, Lynn O’Neal, Dwight Hancock, Jim Brown, Roger Turney, Robert Mee and Jimmy Mingle

Pallbearers: Josh Tate, Nick Wilson, Ed Faille, Jason Brown, Travis Turney and Elijah Wilson

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November 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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