OBITUARY

Marie Phuong Thi Hoang-Dinh

May 3, 1953November 1, 2018
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On November 1, 2018, Heaven gained an angel by the name of Phuong Thi Hoang, age 66. She was born on May 3, 1953 to Hoan Tung and Tran Thi Cay in Tan Hai, Vietnam.

Phuong met and married her first husband, James Harris, Sr., during the Vietnam War and gave birth to their first son, James Harris, Jr. In 1971, she and her husband left Vietnam and came to America in search of a better life in Fayetteville, NC. It was then she had 3 more children who we know today as Dawn Harris-Hankerson, Mike Harris, and Lynn Harris. Phuong got a divorce and got remarried to Trung Dinh whom she had 2 children with, Duy Paul Dinh and Linh Marie Hoang. During the course of her life, she said her goodbyes to her ex-husband James, daughter Dawn, and husband Trung as they gained their angel wings.

Phuong is survived by her children James E. Harris, Jr., Michael G. Harris, Lynn K. Harris, Duy Paul Hoang Dinh, and Linh Marie Hoang; grandchildren Sierra O. Hankerson, Tiesha R. Hankerson, Jessica M. Harris-Davis, Jordan S. Krebs, MaKaylah D. Harris, Michael J. Harris, Christofer L. Fields, Jr., and James M. Harris; great-grandchildren Dawn M. Jui, Elijah L. Jui, MaeLinh Tran, Ryder W. Davis, Mila M. Davis, Logan C. Tran. She is also survived by her siblings Lan Thi Nguyen, Hoa Thi Hoang, Binh Thi Hoang, Hung Xuan Nguyen, Cuong Xuan Nguyen, and Dung Xuan Nguyen; and nieces and nephews Ngoc Bich Thi Nguyen, Nga Thanh Thi Nguyen, Dia Thanh Nguyen, Quy Thanh Nguyen, Hai Hoang Nguyen, Thanh Dinh Nguyen, Vinh Hoang Nguyen, Ty Hoang Nguyen, Nhi Yen Nguyen, Nhat Tien Nguyen, Khanh Quoc Nguyen, Tuan Quoc Nguyen, Tu Quoc Nguyen, Anh Hoang Nguyen, and Tien Xuan Nguyen; as well as many great nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends on Sunday, November 11, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm with vigils beginning at 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm in The Hunters Creek Chapel at Earthman Funeral Directors, 8303 Katy Freeway, Houston, Texas 77024. Funeral Mass will be on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 8:30 am at Our Lady of Lavang Catholic Church, 12320 Foltine Road, Houston, Texas 77086.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • James E. Harris Jr.
  • Michael G. Harris
  • Duy Paul Hoang Dinh
  • Michael J. Harris
  • Joseph Huan Dinh
  • Tyrone D. Moore

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Vigil Sunday, November 11, 2018
  • Funeral Service Monday, November 12, 2018
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Marie Phuong Thi Hoang-Dinh

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