Delores Faye Harris

Delores Faye Harris

June 03, 1934 - September 05, 2017

Delores Faye Harris 83, of New London passed away on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at her daughter’s home in Gladstone, Illinois.

Delores was born on June 3, 1934, in Brighton the daughter of Walter and Florence May Goodwin Wilson. She attended Brighton High School. She was united in marriage to Olin Earl “Sonny” Harris, they later divorced. Delores worked at Modine’s in Washington for many years retiring in 1996. She was a member of the Washington United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her children: Roger Harris of Washington, Iowa, Faye Mason of Swisher, Iowa, Sharon (Ed) Bright of Fredonia, Iowa, Craig (Delrene) Harris of Iowa City, Iowa, Marj (Tim) Miller of Mt. Pleasant, Iowa, Larry Harris of Washington, Iowa, Anita (Dallas) Parker of Gladstone, Illinois and Shawn Harris of Iowa City, Iowa, 26 grandchildren, 49 great grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren, her sister Priscilla (Bob) Porter of Zephyrhills, Florida.

Delores was preceded in death by her parents, one son Donald J. Harris and one daughter Effie “Naomi” Dameron, and one grand-daughter Amber Miller.

A Celebration of her loving life will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at noon at her daughter’s home at Gladstone, Illinois. All friends and family are invited to attend. According to her wishes cremation has been accorded. A memorial has been established to Hospice Compassus of Galesburg, Illinois in her memory.

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