Dorothy “Dot” Harris, 81, of Columbus, MS, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2019, at Regency Hospital, Meridian, MS.V isitation will be Saturday, September 7, 2019, from 5:00- 7:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Sunday September 8, 2019, at 1:00 PM at Lowndes Funeral Home Chapel, with Bro. Billy Ferguson officiating. Graveside service will be Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 3:30 PM in Whitehouse Church of Christ Cemetery, Haleyville, AL, with Lowndes Funeral Home, Columbus, MS directing. Mrs. Harris was born July 30, 1938, in Winston County, AL, to the late Della Poore and William Riley Hill. She was a member of 7th Street Church of Christ. Mrs. Harris married Bertis Alvin Harris on November 15, 1974. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Harris is preceded in death by 4 children, David Harris, Shelia Chain, Robin Harris and Kevin Harris; 3 sisters, Izella Hill, Eulene Benefield and Reba Raper; and 1 brother, John Hill. Mrs. Harris is survived by her husband of 44 years, Alvin Harris of Columbus, MS; daughters, Tammy White and Lisa Dunlap, both of Columbus, MS; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 3 great-great-grandchildren; 2 sisters, Deborah Jones and Amy Mays; and 2 brothers, Carl Hill and Bud Hill. Pallbearers will be Howard Cook, Richard Lee, Justin Dunlap, Dustin White, Howard Cook II and Brandon Ray. Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Hill, Bud Hill and Paul Cook. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association 200 Office Park Drive, Suite 303, Birmingham, AL 35223.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on September 7, 2019
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