Prentiss Harris

Published 12:01 am Friday, August 2, 2019

Oct. 26, 1950 – July 25, 2019

BUDE— Services for Prentiss “Big Ben” Harris, 68, of Bude, who died Thursday, July 25, 2019, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Brookhaven, will be noon Saturday at Mount Sinai Baptist Church.  
Burial will follow at Bunkley Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home’s Bude chapel and from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.
Mrs. Harris was born Oct. 26, 1950, in Meadville, the daughter of Douglas and Mae Ella Harris.
She was a member of CIG, Singing Union, Women’s Fellowship, Bible Institute and the Mount Sinai Baptist Church choir president.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Survivors include one daughter, Rachel L. Harris; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; 11 godchildren; one brother, Billie Harris and wife, Rita; nine sisters, Elmerie Shaw, Pearlar Griffin, Kimico Harris, LaKisha Ezell and husband, Marcus, Willie Hunt and husband, Bobby, all of Meadville, Flora A. Harris and Kameka Harris of Bude, Shelly Dickey, Sharon Elmore and husband, Ronnie, of Natchez; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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