Mrs. Lola (Lester) Harris

October 5, 1918 ~ July 8, 2020 (age 101)


With heartfelt & sincere sympathy, The D.T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home announces the passing of Mrs. Lola Harris, age 101, who entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at her residence, 84 Haynes Street Warrenton, Georgia. A private service will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the Union Springs Baptist Church. The public viewing will be begin on Monday, July 13, 2020 from 12 noon to 6 pm at the funeral home.  Lola, affectionately called “Doll,” was born on October 5, 1918 to the late Robert and Mary Lester in Warren County, Georgia. She gave her life to Christ at an early age and joined the Union Springs Baptist Church. She was a devoted member of the church until her health began to fail. She was the oldest member of the church. She was a woman full of faith and believed in prayer. Who can find a virtuous woman? A woman of strength! A strength in character! A Godly woman! Lola was united in holy matrimony to the late Amos Harris, Sr. To their union, six children were born. She was a wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was a hard worker. She believed that you should help people that are in need. She would never turn anyone away who needed her assistance. She will truly be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, son, Willie B. Harris, and two grandchildren. Lola leaves to cherish her fondest memories: Lola (Curtis) Jackson, Nathaniel (Linda) Harris, Amos Harris, Jr., Mary Harris, and Larry (Hazel) Harris; Jenny Latimer, a special niece she raised as her own; one daughter-in-law, Joann Harris; eleven grandchildren; one loving brother, Jimmy Lester; two special caretakers, Louise Murray and Julie Flournoy; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The D.T. Brown Funeral Home is abiding to all the guidelines recommended by the CDC, federal, state and the local government during this COVID-19 pandemic. 

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July 13, 2020

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
D. T. Brown Memorial Funeral Home
810 Martin Luther King Jr Street
Thomson, GA 30824

Funeral Service
July 14, 2020

11:00 AM
Union Springs Baptist Church
209 Tucker Road
Norwood, GA 30821

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