Joy Renee Burnside Harris

July 31, 1966August 4, 2018

Joy Renee Burnside Harris, age 52 of Jackson, passed away on Saturday, August 4, 2018 at her home with her family by her side.

She was born on July 31, 1966 to Pershing Elliott and Sharlotte June Burnside in Philadelphia, MS.

She is survived by her children, Hannah Anderson (Nick) of Jackson and Benjamin Harris of Jackson; father, Pershing Elliott Burnside (Janet) of Ponte Vedra Beach, FL; brother, Walton Elliott Burnside (Jeanie) of Huntsville, AL; nieces Jenna and Kaylee Burnside; granddaughter Sharlotte Anderson; countless other family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her mother, June, and both maternal and paternal grandparents.

The family will receive friends and loved ones at a casual memorial gathering to be held on a Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 5-7 pm at the South Chapel of George A. Smith and Sons.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the COPD Foundation.


  • Memorial Gathering Saturday, August 11, 2018

Joy Renee Burnside Harris

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Lesley Lyman

August 6, 2018

I love Joy so much! So much time together and so much time apart! A great friend and supporter! I will miss her dearly but know my mom is there welcoming here into God's arms in heaven and at peace...I will see you Joy Burnside, say hello to your mom and mine! Love always!!πŸŒΊπŸŒΌπŸ’•πŸ’”πŸ™πŸ™