Mary Ruth (Evans) Harris

June 9, 1931 ~ January 8, 2020 (age 88)


Mary Ruth Harris passed away Wednesday, January 8, 2020.  She was born on June 9, 1931 in Macon, Georgia to the late Ernest Evans and Mary ReynoldsEvans.  Mary’s services will be private.  Visitation will be from 4:00PM to 6:00PM, Sunday, January 12, 2020, at Hart’s at the Cupola.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Methodist Children’s Home, 304 Pierce Avenue, Post Office Box 2525, Macon, GA  31203-2525.

Mary was a graduate of Miller High School, she was employed as secretary for the City of Macon serving under Mayor Ronnie Thompson and was director of Middle Georgia CETA Consortium.  The family would like to give special thanks to the staff, especially Ebony of Bolingreen Nursing Home, for their patience and compassion.

In addition to her parents, Mary is preceded in death by her husband, Harry L. Harris and her son, Forest Lane Harris.  She is survived by her son, Paul Harris (Mary Street) of Macon; grandchildren, Caroline Logan of Denver, Colorado, Anna Collier (Patrick) of Rome, Georgia and Cydney Harris of Richard Hill, Georgia; daughter-in-law, Kirsty Harris of Richard Hill, Georgia, and her friend, B.J. of Macon.

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Hart’s at the Cupola, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 6324 Peake Rd, Macon, GA 31210 has charge of the arrangements.

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January 12, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Hart's at the Cupola
6324 Peake Road
Macon, GA 31210

Family to hold services at a later date


The Methodist Home for Children & Youth
304 Pierce Ave, Macon GA 31204

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