Garland Wade Harris

August 24, 1949December 22, 2018

Garland Harris, 69, peacefully passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at his residence. He had been in declining health for 2 years.

Garland was born in Davidson County, August 24, 1949, a son of the late James L. Harris and Leona Kindley Harris. He retired for Thomasville Furniture, Plant C, after 38 years of service. Garland loved the simple life, raising a garden and watching it grow, staying at home and relaxing. He was of the Baptist Faith.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Texie Kennedy Harris; two brothers, Wayne Harris and wife Dee and Reece Harris and several nieces and nephews.

At Garland’s request, no services will be held. The family wishes to thank the staffs of Thomasville Medical Center, Forsyth Medical Center, and Hospice of Davidson County for their loving care of Garland. Memorials may be directed to Davidson County Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be made at


  • James L. & Leona Kindley Harris, Parents
  • Texie Kennedy Harris, Wife
  • Wayne Harris & wife Dee, Brother
  • Reece Harris, Brother
  • Mr. Harris is also survived by several nieces & nephews.

  • Davidson County Animal Shelter

Garland Wade Harris

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