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Shirley “Pat” Harris

It is with regret that we announce the passing of Shirley “Pat” Harris, age 82, of Fayetteville, TN. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at 11 am at Higgins Funeral Home with Reverend Ron Wood officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Higgins.

Pat was born March 24, 1939, in Madison County, AL to the late Alfred Charles and Clara Elizabeth Holder Gentle. She was a machine operator at Serbin and later worked in customer service at Wal Mart. Pat was a member of the Fayetteville Church of God. She passed away December 19, 2021, at Lincoln Medical Center.

Survivors include her daughter, Linda (Chuck) Roe of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Nick (Christie) Scott, Justin Henderson, Shannon Henderson; sister, Faye Marshall of Fayetteville; and brother, Charles Gentle of Abbeville, AL. Along with her parents, Pat was preceded in death by her husband, O.C. Harris; and daughter, Rita Henderson.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

Higgins Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Pat Harris.

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11 Comments To "Shirley “Pat” Harris"

#1 Comment By Linda Carol Creque On December 20, 2021 @ 1:05 pm

Ms. Pat ” Shirley ” was such a loving special lady always had a smile and a hug . Will miss her

#2 Comment By Melinda Norris On December 20, 2021 @ 1:48 pm

I loved Ms Shirely so much worked with at Walmart she was such a sweet lady

#3 Comment By Shannon Hone On December 20, 2021 @ 2:20 pm

Mrs Shirley was so precious . I worked with her and she always gave us a hug everyday and always had that beautiful smile .

#4 Comment By Gerald and Wanda Scott On December 20, 2021 @ 3:35 pm

We are so sorry. She was a Beautiful Lady inside and out. God Bless the Family with Comfort and Peace In the Days to Come. ❤️🙏❤️

#5 Comment By Barbara Collins On December 20, 2021 @ 3:45 pm

Linda so sorry for the loss of your mother. I worked with her at the shirt plant. She was a dear friend and a really sweet person. I never say her she didn’t speak and always had a smile on her face.

#6 Comment By Teri Pitts On December 20, 2021 @ 5:21 pm

Linda and family,
So very sorry to learn the passing of your mother! She was such a sweet, sweet person! Prayers for you and your family now and in days ahead! Lean on God!
Love and Blessings,
Teri Marty Pitts

#7 Comment By Jimmy and Janice Towry On December 20, 2021 @ 5:50 pm

Linda, I am sorry to hear of the loss of your mother. My prayers are with the family.

#8 Comment By marcella Scott On December 21, 2021 @ 6:36 am

Love ms. Shirley precious lady enjoyed working with her. Always kind and big smile on her face. May God comfort you all at this sad time .

Marcella Scott

#9 Comment By Linda Hudgins On December 21, 2021 @ 1:03 pm

Memories of the most sweetest kindness loving wonderful lady.
I’m so sorry.
May GOD 🙏 give🙏 you all🙏 peace at this time of heart felt loss.
May GOD keep her close & in HIS Light forever more.

#10 Comment By Cindy Hodge Yates On December 21, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

I loved Ms Shirley. She ALWAYS had a smile . I was so blessed to know her and will cherish all thoughts and memories of her. Praying for all of you during this time.

#11 Comment By Cindy Langford On December 21, 2021 @ 8:08 pm

Linda. I just saw your mother about 3 weeks ago in Walmart- she looked so Good that day- and well- shocked to hear she was in hospital- prayers for you and your family and prayers for God’s comfort- a precious lady