Nancy Lee


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Nancy Lee Harris

Nov 29 1929 - May 06 2009

Nancy Lee Harris, age 79, of McKinney, Texas, passed away May 6, 2009, in McKinney. Nancy was born November 29, 1929 in Arthur, Indiana, to Lee and Etta (Coleman) Ambrose. She graduated from Winslow High School in Indiana and attended the University of Evansville on a scholarship where she was a charter member of the freshman Women’s Honorary Society. She received her B.A. degree in languages from Indiana State University. Nancy taught school in Terre Haute, IN, Wilmington, IL and at Mesquite ISD and Richardson ISD of Texas. She truly enjoyed living in the country on the lake near Bailey, TX, gardening, reading, and watching the Cowboys and the Mavericks. Her greatest joy was being with her family, especially being with her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She is survived by her three children, William Bright, James and his wife, Cindy Bright, and Donna Patrice Harris Price; six grandchildren, Eden Rivera, Sara Vickers, P. J. Addie, Megan Addie, James Robert Bright, and Stone Harris Price; three great-grandchildren, Samantha Rivera, Brenda Rivera, and Drake Vickers. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Jack Ward Harris, and her daughter, Susan Bright Wilder Addie. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 9, 2009, First Presbyterian Church in McKinney, Texas with Rev. Dr. John Blacklock officiating. Inurnment at Leonard Cemetery will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the charity of your choice.
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