Martha Maybelle Reese Harry
July 1, 1931 -
March 6, 2017

Visitation

March 9, 2017
12 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m.

Service 

March 9, 2017
2:00 p.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mrs. Martha Maybelle Reese Harry, age 85, of Fayetteville, will be conducted 2 p.m. Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church with Rev. Will Wells and Rev. Ann Hatcher officiating. Burial will follow in Higgins Cedar Hills Memorial Gardens beside her husband, Jerry Albert Harry, who passed away in 2009. Mrs. Harry was a native of Evansville, IN and daughter of the late William “Bud” and Waneta Ellis Reese. She was a member of the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, was an assistant horse trainer, and worked twenty plus years at Walmart of Fayetteville. Mrs. Harry loved her family, church family, volunteering at the church with the Notables, crossword puzzles, exercise class, visits from her friends and family, and was an avid reader.

Survivors include her children Dr. Mike (Violet) Harry, Dan (Jackie) Harry, Jerrie Lynn Harry (Steve) Gladish all of Fayetteville, Susan Harry (Michael) Laposata of Galveston, and Chris (Maria) Harry of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren Patrick Harry, Emily Wiggs, Heath Mann, Daniel Harry, Reese Harry, Tarek Harry, Sarah Merritt, Abby Merritt, Joshua Harry, and Cristina Harry; eight great-grandchildren; and a sister Carole Reese Rogers. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Harry was preceded in death by a granddaughter Martha Morgan Russell.

Visitation with the family will be 12 p.m. until time of service at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Fayetteville First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fayetteville First United Methodist Church, 200 N. Elk Ave., Fayetteville, TN 37334. Higgins Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Martha Maybelle Reese Harry.

Video Services

17 Comments

  1. Pam Thompson

    I always loved seeing her smiling face at Wal-mart. Your mother was such a sweet lady. God’s peace to all of your family.

    Reply
  2. Robin Long

    Such a wonderful lady with a sweet spirit. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Robin Long and family

    Reply
  3. Ann Lee Morgan

    My deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort to all the Harry family> Ann Lee Morgan

    Reply
  4. Pat Miller

    I too was blessed to have known Maybelle as were all that ever met her. She always had a smile for
    everyone. My thoughts are with the family and her friends,

    Reply
  5. Mark & Lisa Edwards & Children

    Dan , Jackie & Family,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of Ms. Maybelle. Praying for your peace and comfort during this time.

    Reply
  6. Teri Gray

    Dan &Jackie
    Praying for peace and comfort during this sad time. So sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  7. Judy, Mike & Jonathan McLeod

    Ms. Maybelle was truly one of the sweetest ladies, I always looked forward to seeing her smile at WalMart. She is smiling in heaven now. May God hold you in His arms as I hold you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  8. Freda Rogers

    Jerrie Lynn, Was saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. I will be asking God to comfort and care for you and your family during this difficult time. We miss you at Cawood and think of you often.

    Reply
  9. Irene Blevins

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with her and thought so much of her. A very sweet lady.

    Reply
  10. Shelia Boscio

    A note to our friend. Maybelle your girlfriends who meet on Tuesday missed you today and we all tried to guess what you are doing. I love you sweet friend of mine. See you again someday.

    Reply
  11. Betty Brewer

    Jerrie Lynn and family we are so sorry to hear of your Mother ‘s passing. You all are in our hearts and prayers. May God surround you with peace and understanding.

    Reply
  12. Debbie Kilpatrick Vessell

    Maybelline was one of the most beautiful people I have ever known. My heart is heavy for all who love this precious lady. I think of her every time I think of what grace means. She taught me so much. May God bless you, now and in the months ahead.

    Reply
  13. Tammy Bigham Dean

    I am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful lady and pillar of Lincoln County! She will be greatly missed by my family and all who loved her. You are in my prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    Reply
  14. Laura and Bud Mulkey

    Cousins, words can’t describe the loss we’re all feeling today. My thoughts are with you all. There will be a forever void in all the hearts she’s touched over the years, especially mine.
    Love you all!

    Reply
  15. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH EACH OF YOU IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE.SHE LIKE YOUR DAD WAS A FRIEND FOR MANY YEARS

    Reply
  16. Reba Seals

    Praising God for a life well lived; she fought the good fight. I am blessed to have known Maybelle. Praying for the family in this time of loss.

    Reply
  17. Kay Sisco

    Jerrie Lynn – My condolences on the passing of your mother. You are your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply

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17 Comments

  1. Pam Thompson

    I always loved seeing her smiling face at Wal-mart. Your mother was such a sweet lady. God’s peace to all of your family.

    Reply
  2. Robin Long

    Such a wonderful lady with a sweet spirit. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Robin Long and family

    Reply
  3. Ann Lee Morgan

    My deepest sympathy and prayers of comfort to all the Harry family> Ann Lee Morgan

    Reply
  4. Pat Miller

    I too was blessed to have known Maybelle as were all that ever met her. She always had a smile for
    everyone. My thoughts are with the family and her friends,

    Reply
  5. Mark & Lisa Edwards & Children

    Dan , Jackie & Family,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of Ms. Maybelle. Praying for your peace and comfort during this time.

    Reply
  6. Teri Gray

    Dan &Jackie
    Praying for peace and comfort during this sad time. So sorry for your loss.

    Reply
  7. Judy, Mike & Jonathan McLeod

    Ms. Maybelle was truly one of the sweetest ladies, I always looked forward to seeing her smile at WalMart. She is smiling in heaven now. May God hold you in His arms as I hold you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  8. Freda Rogers

    Jerrie Lynn, Was saddened to hear of your mother’s passing. I will be asking God to comfort and care for you and your family during this difficult time. We miss you at Cawood and think of you often.

    Reply
  9. Irene Blevins

    So sorry for your loss. I worked with her and thought so much of her. A very sweet lady.

    Reply
  10. Shelia Boscio

    A note to our friend. Maybelle your girlfriends who meet on Tuesday missed you today and we all tried to guess what you are doing. I love you sweet friend of mine. See you again someday.

    Reply
  11. Betty Brewer

    Jerrie Lynn and family we are so sorry to hear of your Mother ‘s passing. You all are in our hearts and prayers. May God surround you with peace and understanding.

    Reply
  12. Debbie Kilpatrick Vessell

    Maybelline was one of the most beautiful people I have ever known. My heart is heavy for all who love this precious lady. I think of her every time I think of what grace means. She taught me so much. May God bless you, now and in the months ahead.

    Reply
  13. Tammy Bigham Dean

    I am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful lady and pillar of Lincoln County! She will be greatly missed by my family and all who loved her. You are in my prayers for peace and comfort during this difficult time.

    Reply
  14. Laura and Bud Mulkey

    Cousins, words can’t describe the loss we’re all feeling today. My thoughts are with you all. There will be a forever void in all the hearts she’s touched over the years, especially mine.
    Love you all!

    Reply
  15. Dennie & Betty Jo Massey

    OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH EACH OF YOU IN THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVE ONE.SHE LIKE YOUR DAD WAS A FRIEND FOR MANY YEARS

    Reply
  16. Reba Seals

    Praising God for a life well lived; she fought the good fight. I am blessed to have known Maybelle. Praying for the family in this time of loss.

    Reply
  17. Kay Sisco

    Jerrie Lynn – My condolences on the passing of your mother. You are your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply

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