Elsie Bell


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Elsie Bell Parrish

Mar 08 1923 - May 27 2010

Elsie Bell Harris, age 87, of McKinney, Texas, passed away May 27, 2010, in McKinney. Elsie was born March 8, 1923, in Hayworth, Oklahoma, to Jim and Callie (Harris) Farley. She married Roy Harris on June 2, 1939, in Idabel, Oklahoma. Elsie’s greatest joy in life was her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed quilting and was a member of Cornerstone Church in McKinney. She is survived by her sons, James Harlan Harris of Sherman, Texas, Charles Ray Harris of Anna, Texas, Roy Allen Harris of McKinney, Texas, Ronald Glen Harris of Bailey, Texas, and Pascal Lee Preston of Bell Gardens, California; daughter, Janice Darlene Horn of Melissa, Texas; twenty-four grandchildren; thirty-six great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Willie Mae Murray of Muleshoe, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Harris and daughter, Carol J. Tilley. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Allen, Texas with Rev. James Short officiating. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Saturday evening at the funeral home.
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