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Jo Harris

Graveside services for Jo Harris, 84, Independence, Missouri, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at Evergreen Cemetery, West Plains, Missouri, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.


Mrs. Harris passed away at 6:29 a.m., Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Center Point Medical Center, Independence, Missouri.


She was born April 4, 1933, at Noel, Missouri, to Alice Nole Fielden.  On February 7, 1948, she was married to Wayne Leon Harris, who preceded her in death on October 26, 2007.  She was an avid reader and loved word puzzles.  Mrs. Harris was a dedicated member of Northern Boulevard United Methodist Church of Independence, where she served as president and vice-president of United Methodist Women’s Group.  She tirelessly gave to be the hands and feet of Christ.  And she succeeded.


She is survived by two loving children, Barry Harris and wife, Teresa and Sherry Ridder and husband, Pat; eleven grandchildren, Reagan, Alyssa, Vesta and husband, Dan, Joshua, Jessica and husband, Mike, Zachary and wife, Erica, Megan and husband, Jason, Christopher, Brenndan, Adrian and Cassandra; and ten great-grandchildren; Sierrah, Brody, Zander, Korben, Cameron, Quinn, Alyna, Rylan, Gavin and Maximus.


Her parents, husband, one son, Gary Harris, one daughter, Terry Jo Harris, three sisters and one brother, preceded her in death.


Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Boulevard United Methodist Church, 1800 Northern Blvd., Independence, MO  64052 or may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at