Marguerite C. Harris
January 24, 1935 – May 13, 2019
Marguerite C. Harris, age 84, of Oviedo, FL passed away Monday, May 13, 2019 at home with her daughter and son-in-law by her side. She was born January 24, 1935 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. She graduated from Holy Angels Academy in Jonesboro, AR and grew up in Blytheville, AR.
She was married to Samuel Earl Harris (deceased May 1, 2014) for 62 years. After his death, she moved in 2015 to Florida to live with her daughter and son-in-law where she enjoyed her remaining years. She is survived by her daughter, Debbi Westbrook and predeceased by her son, David Harris. She is also survived by her sister, Sara Larimore (Little Rock, AR) and cousin, Jane Antrobus (Memphis, TN). She was predeceased by brother Fred Child (OK), Patty Allen (FL), Barbara Bach (IN), Rosemary Child (MO) and Carolyn Scheben (KY).
Marguerite had 7 grandchildren: Ian Westbrook (Portland, OR), Megan Westbrook Head (Oviedo, FL), Lisa McKim (Ft Smith, AR), Sam, Justin, Cody and Cory Harris (Walls,MS). She had 4 great grandchildren: Molly, Chelsea and Chloe McKim (Ft Smith, AR) and Paxi Westbrook (Portland, OR).
Marguerite enjoyed her career in Human Resources at Quaker Oats in Memphis, TN. She loved golfing with Sam and friends for many years. She came from a musical family and sang for many years in her church choir. She loved getting together with her sisters and enjoying cocktails and food. They enjoyed planning the next meal, cooking and talking about cooking. She dearly loved all of her family and friends.
A Funeral Mass will be held 10:00AM, Thursday, May 30, 2019 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church officiated by Father John Bluett. She will be taken back to Memphis, TN for services at St. Louis Catholic Church (TBA) and laid to rest with her beloved husband, Sam. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a favorite charity.
Please view and sign the guestbook at www.baldwinfairchildoviedo.com
- Samuel Earl Harris, Husband
- Debbi Westbrook, Daughter
- David Harris, Son
- Sara Larimore, Sister
- Patty Allen, Sister
- Barbara Bach, Sister
- Rosemary Child, Sister
- Fred Child, Brother
- Jane Antrobus, Cousin
Marguerite also leaves Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren to cherish her memory:
Megan Westbrook Head
10:00 am - 11:00 am
St. Stephen Catholic Church
575 Tuskawilla Rd.
Marguerite C. Harris
May 21, 2019
To my friend Debbi & family, my love and best wishes to the family grieving the loss of "Mom".