Alice J. Harris

February 6, 1938October 7, 2021

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, Alice Harris left this world to be with her loving husband, precious daughter and beloved sister in a better place. In a lifetime of highs and lows, Alice showed enormous strength and an unlimited giving heart to all people she met in her life. As either Mom, Auntie-Mom or Nana, she raised two of her own along with countless nieces and nephews. She had a special place in her heart for all children, especially her grandbabies and great grandbabies. Alice was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest And Sylvia Rickabaugh; husband, Charles Harris; daughter, Dianna Lynn Blount; her sissy, Ella Rose and brothers, Leroy and Elmer Rickabaugh.

Survived by her son, Ernest (Daneille) Harris; grandson, Eddie (Kelsey) Blount; sister, Cora Meyers; grandkids, Megan, Brittany, Logan, Kayne and great grandbabies, Braedyn, Payton, and Everly.

A visitation will be on Monday, October 11, 2021 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The funeral will be the following day, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. both at McLaren’s Resthaven Chapel, 801 19th Street, West Des Moines, Iowa. Burial will follow the funeral at Resthaven Cemetery.


  • Ernest Harris (Daneille), Son
  • Eddie Blount (Kelsey), Grandson
  • Cora Meyers, Sister
  • Megan, Granddaughter
  • Brittany, Granddaughter
  • Logan, Grandson
  • Kayne, Granson
  • Braedyn, Great Grandson
  • Payton, Great Grandson
  • Everly, Great Granddaughter

  • Kayne Harris
  • Logan Harris
  • Edward Blount, Jr.
  • Hugo Vasquez
  • Cody Mickle
  • Michael Calkins
  • Braedyn Blount, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Luis Montoya, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation

    Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Celebration of Life Service

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021


Alice J. Harris

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Julie Dobra

October 11, 2021

My deepest condolences to Alice's beloved family and friends. I'll always cherish the memory I have of Aunt Alice on my wedding day, as she helped me get ready to walk down the aisle. Such kindness on my special day. I'll treasure her forever. Rest in heavenly peace, Aunt Alice ❤🕊